Flashcards in Unit 2 - Quiz 1 Deck (14)
What extreme measures did the colonist go through to show their discuss with the Tea Act?
The Boston Tea Party
What is the tax that is collected at ports?
What is the tax on imported sugar and molasses?
The Sugar Act
What legislation forced the colonist to house and supply British troops?
The Quartering Acts
What legislation barred the settlement west of Appalachia?
The Proclamation of 1763
What was the special search warrant that custom officials used to enforce the Townshend Act?
Writs of Assistance
What did the colonist expect or want before the British Government was able to tax them?
What was the event where a crowd of colonist harassed and battered a small group of British soldiers until they opened fire killing 5 colonist?
The Boston Massacre
Why did the Tea Act upset the American Colonists?
They were afraid of a monopoly - they were only allowed to buy British/India Tea
What legislation stated that Parliament had the full power and authority to tax the colonist?
Who was the king of England during this time?
King George III
What was the tax on all printed material called?
The Stamp Act
What act did Parliament pass to punish the colonist for the Boston Tea Party?
The Intolerable Acts