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1 5 th Grade CATS Review Times leading up to the American Revolution Jamey Herdelin Maupin Elementary School Louisville, KY 4/8/05 PowerPoint template by Eleanor M. Savko
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3 Why was the North America territory so popular with the British and the French?
4 Because the North America territory (especially the Ohio River Valley) had rich resources such as furs and fertile soil.
5 Why did the French build forts in the North America territory?
6 The French wanted to protect their fur trade and claims on their land by the British /Art/FurTrade.jpg
7 Why did the British and the Colonist not like all those French forts? x x
8 The French forts interfered with their ability to farm and trade furs.
9 In 1754, 7 colonies sent representatives to a meeting with the Iroquois. What was their goal?
10 The colonists wanted the Iroquois to join with them against the French. mages/2003/Iroquois- Warrior.jpg
11 What was the outcome of the meeting between colonists and Iroquois in 1754?
12 The Iroquois didn’t take the side of the British because they wanted to trade with both the French and British.
13 In 1755, England sent General Braddock over to drive the French out of the Ohio River Valley. He was killed by a small band of French and Native Americans. What did the Native Americans do after that battle?
14 The Native Americans joined up with the French hoping to keep the land out of the hands of the British. images/2003/Iroquois- Warrior.jpg
15 In 1758, Britain declared war against France. What was that war called? And what were the French and British fighting over ?
16 The French and Indian War. The war was for control of the North American Territory.
17 Who won the French and Indian War?
18 The British
19 Why did an Ottawa chief named Pontiac lead a number of successful attacks against British forts after the French and Indian War was over? What was this attack known as?
20 The British were moving west to the area the French had taken over. The Native Americans didn’t want it. The attack was known as Pontiac’s Rebellion.
21 The British government issued the Proclamation of 1763 as a result of Pontiac’s Rebellion. What was the purpose of this proclamation? And did the Proclamation of 1763 work?
22 To forbid the colonists from moving west into Native American territory. The Proclamation of 1763 didn’t work the colonists ignored it and moved west.
23 Who did King George III hire to keep the colonists in order?
24 German mercenary soldiers
25 What effect did the French and Indian War have on the British government and its funds?
26 The war drained the British government’s funds and they needed to raise some money.
27 How did the British government decide to raise money to pay for its troops in the colonies?
28 It passed the Stamp Act.
29 What was the Stamp Act?
30 An Act that required almost everything printed on paper in the American colonies to have an official stamp before it could be bought, sold, or used.
31 What was the Stamp Act considered in the eyes of the colonists?
32 A tax!
33 Why did the colonists protest the Stamp Act? What happened to the Stamp Act?
34 They had no voice, no representation in the decision to pass the Stamp Act. The Stamp Act was repealed. x
35 What was the Townshend Act? Why was the Townshend Act passed?
36 A tax on imported goods. It was passed because the British needed to raise money.
37 What did the colonist do in response to the Townshend Act and did it work?
38 The colonists boycotted many of the British products and the British repealed the Townshend Act.
39 What was the cause of the Boston Massacre?
40 A group of colonists were throwing snowballs at British soldiers. The group got larger and the soldiers began to panic. Suddenly a soldier shot into the crowd and then others followed suit. 5 colonists died altogether. 03_educators/teacher/images /boston2big.jpg
41 What is a massacre and was the Boston Massacre a real massacre?
42 The killing of many people, particularly defenseless people. No it was not a real massacre because only 5 people died and the colonists were not actually defenseless.
43 What did the colonists do about the Boston Massacre? boston2big.jpg
44 Colonists used the shooting as propaganda, as a way to convince other colonists that the British troops are trouble. x x x
45 Why did the British pass the Tea Act in 1773?
46 They needed money to bail out the East India Company, one of Britain’s largest companies.
47 Why did the Sons of Liberty dump all that East India Company tea into the Boston Harbor?
48 As a way to protest the way the British government was taxing the colonists unjustly. x
49 What did the British do to get back at the colonists after the Boston Tea Party?
50 They passed the Intolerable Acts.
51 What did the Intolerable Acts do to the people living in the colonies?
52 Split them into two groups – the patriots and the loyalists. Vs.