B_Course_7th_Day_Sept_9_2011 - Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
September 9, 2011
U.S. History
Mr. Green
1. Samuel Adams and others called the confrontation between the British soldiers and civilians in
March of 1770 “ the Boston Massacre” in order to
A. Sway public opinion against the British
B. describe the event as truthfully as possible
C. Inspire foreign countries to support the colonies
D. encourage Parliament to repeal the Intolerable Acts
2. Congress opposed the Stamp Act because it felt that Parliament should not
A. govern the colonies
B. tax the goods this act taxed
C. tax the colonists without representation.
D. Have different taxes in the colonies than in England
3. The main purpose of the Townshend Acts was to
A. raise money for Britain’s needs
B. protect and support a monopoly
C. punish the colonists for resistance
D. demonstrate Parliament’s right to rule the colonies
4. This individual was the King of England when the colonists began to protest England’s taxes
A. King George III
B. King George II
C. King Henry VIII
D. George Washington
5. This tax halved the duty on foreign-made molasses
A. Stamp Act
B. Sugar Act
C. Sweetener Act
D. Intolerable Act
The students will explain the mounting
tensions between the colonies and Great
Britain by examining the British taxes on the
Warm-up Question: Study the chart on page 49
and answer the following:
What caused tensions between Great Britain and the
How did British actions affect the colonists?
Motivation: How do small quarrels between people
mushroom into larger fights?
Problems resulting from the French & Indian
stationed 10,000 troops in newly acquired
Parliament passed the Sugar Act
halved the duty on foreign-made
duties on certain imports that had not
been taxed before
strengthened the enforcement
Stamp Act
March 1765-wills, newspapers, playing cards
colonists boycotted British goods and
Parliament repealed the act in March 1766
Townshend Acts
duties on imports as they came into the
colonies from Britain
3 cent tax on tea
Violence in Boston
March 5,1770-Boston Massacre
Attack on a British customs schooner in 1772
Caused a committee of correspondence
Boston Tea Party
Dec 16, 1773
British East India Company received a reprieve
on Tea Act
Explain what you remember of this event.
King George III pushed for punishment
Boston Harbor closed
Quartering Act
General Gage appointed governor and placed
Boston under martial law-What is martial law?
Committees of Correspondence assembled the
1st Continental Congress in Sept. 1774
Create a cluster diagram like the one shown
and fill it in with events that demonstrate the
conflict between Great Britain and the
American colonies. There will be more than
Choose 1 event to further explain in detail
using standard paragraph form
Prepare for 5 question quiz