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Chapter 6 Review. Definitions *writ of assistance *boycott *committees of correspondence *repeal *minuteman *militia. More Definitions. Stamp Act Boston Massacre Townshend Acts Quartering Act Boston Tea Party Intolerable Acts. The French and Indian War.

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Chapter 6 review

Chapter 6 Review

Definitions writ of assistance boycott committees of correspondence repeal minuteman militia

Definitions*writ of assistance*boycott*committees of correspondence*repeal*minuteman*militia

More definitions

More Definitions

  • Stamp Act

  • Boston Massacre

  • Townshend Acts

  • Quartering Act

  • Boston Tea Party

  • Intolerable Acts

The french and indian war

The French and Indian War

  • France and England competed for land in America.

  • France tried to protect its land by building forts in the Ohio River Valley and by befriending the Indians.

  • The English settlers angered the Indians by clearing forests to build farms.

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  • A result of the French and Indian War was that France lost its lands in both America and Canada

  • The Indians were not pleased with the British victory and some decided to fight.

  • Chief Pontiac successfully fought the British because he was able to organize different Indian nations.

The british fan the flames

The British Fan the Flames!

  • The Proclamation of 1763 angered the colonists because it stopped them from moving west.

  • Colonists objected to the Stamp Act because they didn’t think that they should have to pay Britain’s debt from the French and Indian War.

Sugar act and stamp act

Sugar Act and Stamp Act

  • British taxed sugar and molasses

  • British imposed taxes upon all paper products and stamped the item once the tax had been paid.

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  • The Sons and Daughters of Liberty were organized to protest British policies such as writs of assistance and the various acts.

  • A writ of assistance allowed a customs officer to search a ship’s cargo without permission from the captain.

  • The Quartering Act made colonists pay for the housing of British soldiers but was, in actuality, another form of tax because it saved Britain money.

Various protests

  • Patrick Henry’s speech

  • Sons and Daughters of Liberty

  • Benjamin Franklin’s visit to Parliament

  • Boston Massacre

Various protests:

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What do you notice first?

How are the British portrayed?

How are the colonists portrayed?

How would other colonies react to seeing this in the paper?

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  • The chief goal of theTea Act was to raise money for the British East India Company which was in financial trouble

  • The Boston Tea Party was a bold and daring move in which the colonists dumped thousands of pounds of tea into the harbor in protest of the Tea Act

Colonists react

Colonists react…

“No Taxation

Without Representation!”

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  • In response to the Boston Tea Party, Parliament created the Intolerable Acts which limited town meetings to once a year, shut down the port of Boston, and established a new Quartering Act. It also said that British officers who commit a crime would stand trial in Great Britain!

The shot heard round the world

The Shot Heard ‘Round the World

  • The Intolerable Acts angered Americans who formed the First Continental Congress. Delegates decided to unite against Britain. They agreed to boycott British goods, stop exporting American goods to England, and form militias.

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  • Minutemen were busy training throughout Massachusetts.

  • The British discovered that a large store of arms was being hidden in Concordand sent out troops to seize them by surprise.

  • The Sons of Liberty saw them leave, and Paul Revere alerted the countryside.

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  • 70 armed minutemen were waiting for the British in the town of Lexington outside of Concord.

  • The British ordered the minutemen to go home. The colonists refused to obey.

  • A shot rang out and the troops fired. Eight minutemen were killed.

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  • When the British troops reached Concord, they found that the store of arms had already been removed. They headed back to Boston. Now the minutemen were waiting for them.

  • All along the road from Concord to Boston, farmers, blacksmiths, saddle makers, and clerks hid behind trees, rocks, and fences.

  • By the time the redcoats reached Boston, more than 200 were wounded and 73 were dead.

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  • Why do people call the first gunshot at Lexington “the Shot Heard ‘Round the World”?

Second continental congress

Second Continental Congress

Representatives brought money to help establish…

the Continental Army

(i.e. pay soldiers, buy guns, bullets, food, and uniforms

Independence n

declaration : (n)

an official statement

independence : (n)

the freedom to govern on one’s own.

Who was involved

Who was involved?

  • Benjamin Franklin

  • John Adams

  • Robert R. Livingston

  • Roger Sherman

  • Thomas Jefferson

Where did it all take place

Where did it all take place?

This is a replica of the Graff house where Jefferson wrote the majority of the 1st draft of the Declaration of Independence. The original building (at this location) was destroyed in 1888.

What did it look like

What did it look like?

Who wrote the first draft?

Who signed it first

Who signed it first?

What happened after it was signed and where is it now

What happened after it was signed and where is it now?

Where did all of this end up?

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