The Spirit of Independence. Lesson 1 No Taxation Without Representation. Objectives. Explain the Proclamation of 1763. Analyze why Britain began to enact harsher trade laws and taxes. Understand cause and effect relationships as they relate to reaction of the colonists.
No Taxation Without Representation
1. Explain the Proclamation of 1763.
2. How are the Stamp Act and Sugar Act similar? How are they different?
3. Why do you think Samuel Adams and others formed the “Sons of Liberty” instead of just acting alone to express their anger at the British policies?
4. How was the Townshend Act different from the Stamp Act and Sugar Act?