Flashcards in Causes of the Revolution Deck (86):
Who was Prime Minister after Pitt?
How does Greenville plan to pay for debt for war?
Who resisted the taxes from Britain?
Boycotts, Sons of Liberty
What three taxes are used to have Americans chip in for debt?
Sugar Act, Quartering Act, Stamp act
What did the sugar act tax?
Everything made of suar
Where do you go if caught smuggling sugar into the colonies?
What does the Quartering Act allow?
British soldiers to live and eat with the colonists
What did the Stamp Act tax?
All printed material
What did the Stamp act lead to?
Stamp act congress
What does the Stamp act congress do?
Repeals stamp act and greenville forced out of power
What were the natural rights for colonists?
Life, Liberty, Property
Who takes natural rights from Magna Carta?
Colonists got their natural rights if they did what for government?
Who started sons of liberty?
What did the Townshend Acts do?
Higher taxes on lead and paint
How many people are wounded at the Boston Massacre?
Who was wounded and testified for the British?
Who defended the British in the trail of the Boston Massacre?
How many colonists died in the Boston Massacre?
What happened to the soldiers in the trail?
They were acquitted
What 3 things rose tensions in the colonies?
Burning of H.M.S. Gaspee & Liberty, Alexander Mcdougall imprisoned for 2 years, Hutchinson Letters
Who is the new Royal Governor of Mass.?
What was the colonists response to the Tea Act?
Boston Tea Party
How much money in tea was destroyed?
What did the Boston Tea Party lead to?
What was the first part of the Intolerable Acts?
Port Bill- Closes harbor
What was the second part of the Intolerable acts?
Mass. Gov. Acts- Limits power of Colonial legislature
What was the 3rd part of the Intolerable acts?
Administration of Justice Act- If applicable for death penalty, trial in England
what was the last part of the Intolerable acts?
More troops in Boston
What met on Sept. 5, 1774 in PHI?
First Continental Congress
What conclusions did the First continental congress meet?
Intolerable acts illegal
Encourages forming militia
Right to petition- from Magna Carta
What did Joseph Galloway propose?
One central Gov. with the ability to tax under the kings control
What happened to Galloway's proposal?
New england declared rebellion against George III in what battle?
Lexington and concord
Soldier seized what from the colonists?
Who led british in Lexington and concord
Who takes leadership while Sam Adams and Hancock are in hiding?
Who did warren tell to spread word of the British coming?
How many people show up to Lexington?
70- Colonists lose
How many colonists come to concord?
What was in PA and was led by John Hancock?
Second Continental Congress
What petition did they come up with that apologizes for their actions?
Olive Branch Petition
What did the congress support?
Who is commander in chief?
Who are sent to get canons from Ticonderoga
Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold
Who leads British in Bunker Hill?
Who fills in for Washing ton in Bunker Hill?
Who wins Bunker Hill
Who leads Continental Navy?
What does Samuel Richard lead?
Continental Marine Corp
Where do the Marines take recruits?
Which two people take Quebec?
Richard Montgomery and Benedict Arnold
Who wins battle of Quebec?
Where is the British Blockade?
Along the whole coast
What does Thomas Paine write?
Who replaces Gage when he retreats out of Boston?
What city is Howe stationed in?
What kind of troops does Howe have?
Regulars and mercenaries
Who is in the Committee of Five?
B. Livingston (NY)
Roger Sherman (CT)
B. Franklin (PA)
Thomas Jefferson (VA)
John Adams (MA)
When is Jefferson's draft approved?
Where does Washington form another great escape?
When Cornwallis follows Washington to PA, where does he end up stationing?
Who rows Washington's men over the Delaware on Christmas night?
Who buys the boats for Glover?
Who won the Battle of Trenton and Princeton
Who wins Battles of Brandywine, Germantown, Paoli
What happens to Philly?
Taken by British
Who tries to cut off NE in B. of Saratoga?
Who defeats Burgoyne?
Who calls for the Grand Forage?
Who is Prussian and brought in to teach the soldiers?
Fredreich van Steuben
Who was the that writes good about the Americans?
Marquis de Lafayette
In battle of Monmouth Cornwallis retreats to what city?
Which two people are given 1/2 army each?
Lafayette and Lee
Lee retreats leading to what?
What does the Navy attack?
British merchant ships
Who do the navy raid?
England and Scotland
Who is the Scottish sailor that helps the navy?
John Paul Jones
What does Arnold do?
Betrays the country
Who does Arnold meet with?
What does Arnold give to Clinton?
West Point plans
Who uses guerrilla warfare to weaken the British?
Who sails from Carribean to VA to help block British?
Admiral de Grasse
What battle does de Grasse win?
Battle of Capes
Who starts making peace negotiations in Paris?