Take a Chapter 6 vocabulary list from the front table & begin definition sheets cross off “Proclamation of 1763” America: The Story of Us ~15:18 – 22:00 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wIPkTdgw24 Ch. 6.1 Tighter British Control Today’s target: 1) Identify the reasons why the American colonies & Britain grew apart 2) Describe the ways the colonists defied Parliament Read, One American’s Story, p. 157 What does repeal mean? Why would colonist want the Stamp Act repealed? The reason that made the colonies grow apart from Britain is the loss of self-government How might colonists have resisted such laws? Read, Popular Resistance, p. 167 King George III So . . . in your opinion, what kinds of “Rights” might the colonists have viewed were being violated by the Stamp Act King George III Read & take notes that compare / contrast the events in Ch.6.1 Parliament Colonists Believes colonists should pay for their own defense 1. believe Parliament has no right to tax the colonies 2. fear that the Quartering Act will be used to restrict freedoms passes the Quartering Act to support British troops passes the Sugar Act & the Stamp Act to collect revenue from the colonies 3. believe taxes should not be collected from them without their consent Take notes that compare & contrast the events in Ch.6.1 Parliament Colonists 4. Some British politicians, such as William Pitt, side with the colonists organize the Stamp Act Congress to petition the king & gain support In Parliament 5. Sons of Liberty attack customs officials; others boycott British goods repeals the Stamp Act passes the Declaratory Act claiming supreme authority to govern the colonies 6. “no taxation without representation” Ch. 6.1 Tighter British Control Today’s target evaluation: Explain the main reason why the colonist defied British law Describe one way the colonists defied British law Read for Reinforcement Ch.6.1 The Declaration of Independence states that people have the right to “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.” What do these rights mean to you? How are they applied in our modern times?