Bell ringer. The tensions between Britain and the colonies led to armed conflict in where? Massachusetts. About one third of the Lexington militia were WHAT? Minute Men. Chapter 6-3. By: Jack Zavrel and Hamza Ahmed. VOCAB WORDS.
By: Jack Zavrel and Hamza Ahmed
1. What were the Intolerable Acts?
One of the acts would close the port of Boston until colonists paid for the destroyed tea. Others banned the committees of correspondence.
3. How did the colonies come to the aid of Massachusetts?
They send food and money to Boston. The committees of correspondence also called for a meeting of colonial delegates to discuss what to do next.
4. What happened at the First Continental Congress?
At this meeting delegates voted to ban all trade with Britain until the intolerable acts were repealed.
5. How did the colonists protest the Intolerable Acts? How successful were they?
The colonists hoped that the trade boycott would repeal the intolerable acts. They weren’t successful because parliament stood firm.
6. What did most colonial leaders think about the prospect of war with Britain?
Most colonial leaders believed that any fight with Britain would be short.
To see what activities each side was doing.
He sent his troops to arrest Adam and Hancock in Lexington and to destroy the supplies in concord.
9. What was the mission of the midnight riders?
The mission of the midnight riders is was to follow the British and spread news about them.
Those who supported the British were called Loyalists and those who sided with the rebels were called Patriots.