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ROAD TO REVOLUTION

ROAD TO REVOLUTION

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ROAD TO REVOLUTION

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  1. ROAD TO REVOLUTION Vocabulary; Sugar Act Vice-admiralty court Stamp Act Duty Boycott Townshend Act Intolerable Act Concept #2 – Taxes & Control EQ: Why were the colonists growing more discontented with British control?

  2. What is this called? Before the French and Indian War • Britain pretty much ignored the colonies so… • Colonies did pretty much as they pleased After • Britain needed money Britain decides the $ should come from the colonies – why did this seem logical?

  3. The Relationship Changes between the colonies & the mother country • British start enforcing the mercantilist policies No more salutary neglect!

  4. French and Indian War At the end of the war, Great Britain incurred staggering debt so it • attempted to re-organize the colonies • recover some of the debt from the colonies through taxes Colonists believed: It was the right of their colonial assemblies to impose taxes, not the prerogative of the King or Parliament