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1 Guided Reading Activity 5-2 Building Colonial Unity Outline

2 I. Trouble in Boston A. The soldiers acted rudely and sometimes violently toward the colonists. B. 1. March 5, They threw stones, snowballs, oyster shells, and pieces of wood at the soldiers and screamed at them. 3. He was a dockworker and one of 5 Bostonians killed in the Boston Massacre.

3 C.1. Paul revere did an engraving of the massacre that showed the British soldiers firing upon an orderly, innocent crowd. Sam Adams put up posters of the engraving which led to anti-British feelings. 2. Many colonists called for stronger boycotts on British goods – the growing opposition led Parliament to repeal the Townshend Acts. 3. It helped bring people together from other colonies to oppose the British. 4. tax on tea

4 II. A. It gave the East India Company the right to ship tea to the colonies without paying most of the usual taxes. It also allowed the company to bypass the colonial merchants and sell its tea directly to shopkeepers at a low price. B. The ships were forced to turn around and go back to Great Britain

5 C. 1. December 16, A group of men disguised as Mohawks boarded British ships and threw 342 chests of tea overboard. D. 1. To punish Boston for the Boston Tea Party 2. Boston Harbor 3. town meetings 4. Intolerable Acts


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