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2 Boston & The Stamp ActBoston & The Stamp Act Stamp Act Colonists protested and rioted England repealed the Stamp Act

3 Townshend ActsTownshend Acts  The Townshend Acts where a string of laws passed after the Stamp Acts where repealed. They taxed the British North American Colonies on lead, glass, paints, paper, and tea.

4 Townshend Acts and Boston Townshend Acts Boston Tea Party Townshend acts repealed

5 Boston Tea PartyBoston Tea Party  The Boston Tea Party was a result of the Tea Act  Although the Tea Act lowered the price of tea the colonists didn’t like it because the British where still taxing them without representation and it gave the East India Company a monopoly over there tea.  Because of this a group of patriots in Boston dressed up as Indians and threw the tea over board.

6 Intolerable actsIntolerable acts Boston Tea PartyIntolerable Acts Ultimately led to the revolutionary war

7 The Intolerable ActsThe Intolerable Acts  The intolerable acts where designed to punish Boston for the tea party. The bill said that Boston Harbor would be closed until all of the lost tea was paid for. It also put Mass. government under British control. Many colonists saw the Acts as a violation of, their natural rights, and their colonial charters. They therefore viewed the acts as a threat to the liberties of all of British America, not just Massachusetts

8 New YorkNew York  New York was once a Dutch trading post known as New Amsterdam. When England took it over they changed the name to New York and used it as a major fort during the French & Indian War.

9 Philadelphia  For a period in history Philadelphia was our nations biggest city. It was also the most accepting city in the colonies. One election in Philadelphia became known as the Bloody Election occurred when there was conflict between the Quakers, and the "Proprietors", whose main concern was business.The Quakers were most concerned about freedom, peace between citizens and the Indians, and low taxes. It was also our nations capital until 1800

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12 What was the Bloody Election  Home Home

13 What country owned New York Before England  Home Home

14 What did the Intolerable Acts lead to  Home Home

15 Describe the Boston Tea Party  Home Home

16 What was the Bloody Election  Home Home

17 What city was the most rebelious  Home Home

18 What where the Townshend Acts  Home Home

19 What happened as a result of the intolerable acts  Home Home

20 What was Paul Revere’s midnight ride  Home Home

21 What was the shot heard around the world  Home Home

22 What was the battle of Lexington and Concord  Home Home

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