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
Sugar Act: 1764
Quartering Act 1765
Stamp Act & Stamp Act Congress 1765 (Direct tax) Townshend Act: 1767 : Townshend Act: 1767 New Chancellor of Exchequer:
taxed: glass, lead, paper, tea!
- Indirect tax
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
Daughter’s of Liberty
Continued violence @ customs officials Boston Massacre: 1770 : Boston Massacre: 1770 Boston Massacre
- 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
Gaspee- runs aground, col. Burn it
- 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
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.
12 Colonies represented (GA out)
Factions: Moderates vs Radicals
Agree to send petition to King