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“No Taxation without Representation!”. OBJECTIVE 3… IDENTIFY AND ANALYZE THE RESTRICTIONS PARLIAMENT AND THE KING PLACED ON THE COLONISTS. IN OTHER WORDS THINK ABOUT IT THIS WAY What was the tax/act imposed on the colonists? How did the act effect the colonies’ relationship with Great Britain?.

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objective 3 identify and analyze the restrictions parliament and the king placed on the colonists
OBJECTIVE 3…IDENTIFY AND ANALYZE THE RESTRICTIONS PARLIAMENT AND THE KING PLACED ON THE COLONISTS
  • IN OTHER WORDS THINK ABOUT IT THIS WAY
  • What was the tax/act imposed on the colonists?
  • How did the act effect the colonies’ relationship with Great Britain?
navigation acts
Navigation Acts
  • The colonies were only allowed to TRADE WITH BRITAIN
  • Made products more expensive and thus caused American merchants to become irritated with Great Britain
wool act
WOOL ACT

The colonies were only allowed to SELL TO BRITAIN

Restricted colonial merchants and opened up wool market for the British. Caused American merchants to become irritated with Great Britain

hat act
HAT ACT

The colonies were only allowed to BUY BRITISH-MADE GOODS and were LIMITED IN THE SELLING OF AMERICAN MADE GOODS

Caused American merchants to become irritated with Great Britain and angered the colonial consumer

molasses act
MOLASSES ACT

The colonies were required to PAY MORE FOR NON-BRITISH GOODS

Forced colonists to purchase British made goods and limited their choices thereby angered the colonial consumer

iron act
IRON ACT

The colonies were LIMITED IN PRODUCTION

Caused American manufacturers to become irritated with Great Britain

writs of assistance
WRITS OF ASSISTANCE

The colonies were SUBJECT TO SEARCHES IN WORK AND HOME

Caused Americans to feel and experience a violation of what they thought should have been protected and guaranteed rights

proclamation act of 1763
PROCLAMATION ACT OF 1763

The colonists were FORBIDDEN TO SETTLE WEST

Caused Americans to feel powerless, unreasonably restricted, and “over-kinged”

sugar act
SUGAR ACT

The colonies were REQUIRED TO PAY LESS IN TAX BUT THEY HAD TO PAY IT

Caused Americans to experience the tax more than they had before (even though the tax was less)…in effect increasing tension

currency act
currency act
  • Caused colonists to
  • believe that the British government didn’t care about their problems. It also divided social classes within the colonies
  • The colonies were NO LONGER ALLOWED TO PRINT NEW MONEY taking away a power they had once had…meaning Britain now controlled the colonial currency system
objective 3 identify and analyze the restrictions parliament and the king placed on the colonists1
OBJECTIVE 3…IDENTIFY AND ANALYZE THE RESTRICTIONS PARLIAMENT AND THE KING PLACED ON THE COLONISTS

AGAIN THINK ABOUT IT THIS WAY

What was the tax/act imposed on the colonists?

How did the act effect the colonies’ relationship with Great Britain?

navigation act
Nothing can be traded between colonies within this class or with colonies of any other class (including but not limited to money, paper, pencils)Navigation Act
wool act1
Any use of the blanket or couch will result in a tax payable to the royal crown in the amount of one budget point per person.Wool Act
iron act1
Perhaps better titled Graphite and Ink Act, any pencil or pen loan (or any other writing or drawing mechanism) via the King or colony will result in a tax of one budget point.Iron Act
writs of assessments
WRITS OF ASSESSMENTS

A tax on any and all assessments will now be in effect. The assessments include but are not limited to such things as homework, quizzes, and tests. Each submitted assessment will require a fee to be paid in the amount of one budget point. Each expected assessment not satisfactorily completed will include a one budget point fine in addition to the required fee.

proclamation act
The proclamation line of the classroom will be strictly enforced. Any exiting of the room will result in a penalty of one budget point. Additionally, any use of a pass from this room, at ANYTIME and for ANY reason, will result in a tax of one budget point.Proclamation Act
sugar act1
Enforcement of a tax on all sugar products used or consumed in this room will now be in effect. Any such usage will result in a tax of one budget point…except gumball charity.Sugar Act
currency act1
The purchase of anything with colonial currency will result in a tax equal to the amount spent but not to exceed 5 budget points.Currency Act
declaratory act
DECLARATORY ACT
  • Colonists such as, James Otis, Patrick Henry, and Sam Adams called the declaratory act to be TREASONOUS!
  • Followed the repeal of the STAMP ACT
  • Stated that Parliament had the RIGHT TO TAX THE COLONISTS IF THEY WANTED TO
townshend acts
TOWNSHEND ACTS
  • Taxes were low, but COLONISTS STILL OBJECTED
  • PARLIAMENT DID NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TO TAX THEM WITHOUT THEIR CONSENT!
  • Taxed goods such as glass, paper, paint, lead, and tea
  • Set up new way to collect taxes – Customs Officials
tea act
TEA ACT
  • Colonial Tea Merchants were ANGRY BECAUSE THEY HAD BEEN CUT OUT OF THE TEA TRADE
  • IF PARLIAMENT RUINED TEA MERCHANTS TODAY, WHAT WOULD PREVENT IT FROM TURNING ON OTHER BUSINESSES TOMORROW??
  • Allowed the British East India Co. to BYPASS MERCHANTS AND SELL DIRECTLY TO COLONISTS
intolerable acts
INTOLERABLE ACTS
  • News spread of the Intolerable Acts throughout the colonies
  • Representatives from each colony (except Georgia) called a meeting in Philadelphia to discuss the current situation between the Colonists and Great Britain – BECAME KNOWN AS THE FIRST CONTINENTAL CONGRESS
  • FOUR DIFFERENT ACTS Set out to Punish the Colonists -- The Massachusetts Colony in particular
new england restraining act
NEW ENGLAND RESTRAINING ACT
  • By April 1775, the colonies of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland and South Carolina were included under the Restraining Act’s provisions
  • Clearly a move made to punish them for their adoption of boycott actions
  • Britain’s response to the American colonies' decision to boycott British goods
  • The Act provided that New England's trade be limited to Britain and the British West Indies (trade with other nations was prohibited)