logging in or signing up townshend - 1st cont congress ssisk Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 112 Category: Entertainment License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: November 03, 2009 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Bellringer: Monday 11/2/09 : Bellringer: Monday 11/2/09 Identify a law or school rule with which you disagree. Write down your reasons for disagreeing & support your position with why this rule/law is “unjust”. the acts Review from Last week… : Review from Last week… French & Indian War = Debt Proclamation 1763 Sugar Act: 1764 Quartering Act 1765 Stamp Act & Stamp Act Congress 1765 (Direct tax) Townshend Act: 1767 : Townshend Act: 1767 New Chancellor of Exchequer: -Charles Townshend taxed: glass, lead, paper, tea! - Indirect tax Violated rights writs of assistance – for searches Colonists’ response to Townshend acts : Colonists’ response to Townshend acts Boycott Brit. goods Written protests: John Dickenson, Sam Adams & James Otis’ Circular letter Declare only Col. Legis. can tax colonies Virginia Resolves Daughter’s of Liberty Continued violence @ customs officials Boston Massacre: 1770 : Boston Massacre: 1770 Boston Massacre March: Custom House mob gunfire Outcomes: - Trial- John Adams - Angry colonists, fear - Repeal of Townshend acts prevents Revolt Who was right??? Turn to pg 126 Gaspee Affair: : Gaspee Affair: 1772: Customs ships patrol Rhode Island Gaspee- runs aground, col. Burn it Outcome: - Brits outraged - Want colonists tried in Engl. 1773: Committees of Correspondence formed Boston Tea Party: Dec. 1773 : Boston Tea Party: Dec. 1773 Tea Party Lord North – New Prime Min. Passes Tea Act to help British East India Co. Tea Act: gave Tea Co. HUGE advantages over Colonial merchants & smugglers --Left Townshend tax on tea Rebels dumped tea into harbor Brit. Response: 1774: Coercive Acts Coercive/Intolerable Acts: Spring 1774 : Coercive/Intolerable Acts: Spring 1774 Punish Mass. Closed Boston port Imposed Military rule on All of Mass. Suspended Mass. Colonial legis. forced them to pay damages for tea Trials for Brit soldiers transferred to England To enforce them: Gen. Gage & 2000 troops Quebec Act: allowed King to apt. coucil & governor instead of elections. 1st Continental Congress: Sept. 1774 : 1st Continental Congress: Sept. 1774 Committees of Correspondence call meeting. Carpenter’s Hall,--Philidelphia 12 Colonies represented (GA out) Factions: Moderates vs Radicals Agree to send petition to King You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.