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What was the Sugar Act?

Tax placed on sugar and molasses because colonists are British subjects

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What was the impact of the sugar Act?

Colonists protest and smuggle sugar and molasses

3

What was the Quarting Act?

Required colonies to provide British troops with quarters and supplies

4

What was the impact of the Quarting Act?

Coloninal assemblies vote to refuse to supply British soldiers

5

What was the Stamp Act?

Any item that was made of paper required a stamped tax payment to be made

6

What was the impact of the Stamp Act?

Colonists argued taxation with representation; Stamp Act was repealed

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What was the Townshead Act?

Tax on glass, lead, paper, paint, and tea

8

What was the impact of the Townshend Act?

Colonists smuggled goods
Boycotted British goods
Fight with British troops

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What was the Tea Act?

Tax on tea, it was a plan to bail out East India Tea Company through tax on tea

10

What was the impact of the Tea Act?

Boston Tea Party
Smuggling of tea

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What was the Intolerable Act?

Response to Tea Party assembly and twon meeting dissolved
Port of Boston closed
British tried in England

12

What was the Qubec Act?

Prohibited colonists from moving into Ohio River Valley
Catholic Religion in region

13

What was the impact of the Quebec Act?

Colonists were expected to settle in the region

14

Where does the power lie in a Monarchy Government?

With a king and those he appoints to office

15

Who was the lawmaking body in England?

Parliment

16

What is a representative government?

Citizens elect their own representatives who will represent them in government

17

In a representative government, the people create the government and have the right to make what?

Changes when they see fit

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Who said "No taxation without representation"?

Samuel Adams

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Who wrote, "We hold these truths to be self evident that all men are created equal.."?

Thomas Jefferson (Declaration of Independence)

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Where is the following quote found? "...that they were endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights..."

Declaration of Independence

21

What was the prelude to the American Revolution?

Proclamation of 1763
Sugar Act 1764
Stamp Act 1765
Townshend Act 1767
Boston Massacre 1770
Boston Tea Party 1773
Intolerable Acts 1774
First Contiental Congress 1774
Battles of Lexington/Concord 1775
Second Contiential Congress 1775
Declaration of Independence adapted 1776

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What was the order of the Acts?

Sugar Act 1764
Stamp Act 1765
Quartering Act 1765
Declaration Act 1766
Townshead and Revenue Act 1767
Tea Act 1773
Intolerable Act 1774