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1 The Road to the Revolution Booklet Study Guide Answers to Events N-Q Packet Pages 6-7

2 N. Tea Act What did the Tea Act do? Allowed the East India Tea Company to sell its tea directly to the colonists What company was nearly bankrupt? East India Tea Company What were the Boston merchants afraid of? A monopoly Who led the Sons of Liberty? Sam Adams How many cups of tea were dumped into the harbor? 24 million cups What is the current market value of the tea? 1 million dollars

3 O. Intolerable Acts What were they called by the British? Coercive Acts What colony was put under military control? Massachusetts What prior act was brought back? Quartering Act Where did the First Continental Congress meet? Philadelphia Who did they pledge their allegiance to? The King

4 P. New England Restraining Act What did it do? Forbids New England to trade with any country except Britain and forbids use of North Atlantic fishing banks. What did Patrick Henry say about it? “Give me Liberty or Give me Death!” List 3 colonies that were prohibited to fish. NJ, PA, MD, VA, and SC

5 Q. Lexington and Concord What was the object of the British march? To confiscate colonial militia’s supply of guns and ammunition stored at Concord. To arrest John Hancock and Sam Adams. Who warned the countryside that the British were coming? Paul Revere, Dr. Sam Prescott, William Dawes Why was American resistance at Lexington and Concord called the “shot heard round the world?” Big news! Citizens rebelling against their own government, start of the American Revolution Where did it occur? Lexington first (and then Concord), Massachusetts


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