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1

When was the Boston Massacre? And what was it?

1770
- king sends trips to protect the imported things from England

- colonists start attacking and troops start fire

2

What was England’s reaction to the Boston Massacre??

They repeal all the taxes except the Tea act, to prove they are still in charge

3

What was the Colonists Reaction to the Boston Masacre?

They create the first Org. for British rule Opp. (Committees of Correspondence)

4

What does England pass in 1773?

The tea act

5

What was the Tea Act of 1773?

It was designed to save the Indian Tea company
-made the tea cheaper and colonist thought it was a trick to make them buy British tea

6

What was the colonists reaction to the Boston tea act?

Dumped the tea into the sea, they dressed up as Indians

7

What did England pass in 1774?

They shut the port of Boston down until they payed for the tea

8

What was the Colonists reaction to the Intolerable Acts?

The Colonists send food supplies to Boston

9

What happened in September 1774 in Philadelphia?

The First Continental Congress

10

What was the purpose of the first Continental Congress?

Protest intolerable acts
- Boston began to make military preparations

-12 Colonies went, but Georgia did not go