Chapter 7: The Road to Revolution Identification: People & Terms Republicanism Radical Whigs Mercantilism Navigation Law of 1650 George Grenville Sugar Act of 1764 Quartering Act of 1765 Stamp Act of 1765 Admiralty courts Virtual representation Stamp Act Congress of 1765 Non-importation agreements Sons & Daughters of Liberty Declaratory Act of 1766 Townshend Acts of 1767 Crispus Attucks Samuel Adams Committees of Correspondence British East India Company Thomas Hutchinson Boston Tea Party Intolerable Acts Boston Port Act Quebec Act First Continental Congress The Association Minute Men Hessians Marquis de Lafayette Chapter 7 Focus Questions: 1. After 1763, what problems did retain struggle with in the New World colonies? 2. Through the theory of mercantilism, what did Britain see as the purpose of her colonies? 3. What currency problems did the colonists face? How did they try to solve this problem? Why did the solution fail? 4. In what ways did the colonies benefit from mercantilism? What were its harms? 5. Why did Grenville believe the new taxes were both necessary and fair? 6. Why did the colonists find the new taxes egregious? 7. What was successful about the Stamp Act Congress? 8. How did colonists enforce non-importation agreements among their fellow colonists? 9. What caused the “Boston Massacre”? Who was at fault? Why? 10. Why was the Quebec Act, in particular, so intolerable? 11. What was the purpose and the result of the First Continental Congress? 12. Why were troops sent to Lexington and Concord? 13. What were the strengths and weaknesses of the British army? 14. What were the strengths and weaknesses of the Colonial army? 15. What role did African Americans play in the war? Why did many join the British?