French and Indian War Consequences of French and Indian War "Taxation without representation" Rebellion Battle for Independence

100

They wanted to expand westward
What was the British motivation to begin the French and Indian War?

100

The British. The French were forced to leave the Ohio Valley.
Who could occupy the Ohio Valley after the war?

100

A duty, or tax on imported goods, on all sugar products in the colonies.
What was the Sugar Act?

100

It angered colonists who thought the killing of colonists by the British had crossed a line. More colonists began to see themselves as independent from Britain.
Why was the Boston Massacre important?

100

Lexington, Massachusetts
The "shot heard around the world" took place where?

200

They had already claimed the Ohio Valley and didn't want to be moved.
What was the French motivation to begin the French and Indian War?

200

True
True or False: The French and Indian War was very costly for the British.

200

A British law imposed on the colonists which required the colonists to quarter, or house, British soldiers where the British officials thought that it would be necessary.
What was the Quartering Act?

200

The committees of correspondence were set up so that colonists could inform each other on the happenings of the British and persuade other colonists to join the cause. In this way, the American colonists took a giant step towards freedom.
What was the purpose of committees of correspondence?

200

A colonist that supported separating from Britain
Define a patriot.

300

The British
Who won the French and Indian War?

300

Very upset. With the French gone, they felt that nobody would defend their cause.
How did the Native Americans feel about the end of the French and Indian War?

300

A British tax on paper products which required the purchase of a stamp to place on these paper products.
What was the Stamp Act?

300

American colonists DID NOT want to support the idea behind the tax, so they did not want to buy the British tea.
Why did American colonists protest the Tea Act even though it made the cost of tea less expensive?

300

A colonists that was in favor of remaining under British control
Describe a loyalist

400

The Native Americans. The French and British were fighting over land that had been Native American land for thousands of years.
Who was considered the "biggest loser" in the French and Indian War?

400

The Proclamation of 1763
Despite winning the war, what act prevent the colonists from moving into the Ohio Valley?

400

Court orders under British law that allowed solderers to make searches without an issued warrant.
What was writs of assistance?

400

By dumping tea into Boston Harbor (the Boston Tea Party)
How did Boston colonists show their opposition to the Tea Act?

400

the wealthy, slaves, Native Americans
Who were some groups of people that were loyalists

500

It was the first time that the 13 colonies had joined together for a common cause. ("Join or die")
Why was the Albany Plan of Union (Albany Congress) so important in American history? (think of the snake picture)

500

Although the American colonists had fought for the British cause, the victory forced the individual colonists to join together (think Albany Plan of Union), which led colonists to believe that they were becoming separate from England. This was enhanced by the unfair taxes that the British made the colonists pay.
How did the French and Indian War begin a path that led to the American Revolution?

500

The colonists felt that the British Parliament did not have the right to tax the colonies.
Why did so many colonists protest the Stamp Act

500

The port of Boston was closed off, the quartering act was strengthened, town hall meetings were banned, and murder trials would now be held in Britain rather than in the colonies
Name one of the four Intolerable Acts that were created because of the Boston Tea Party.

500

minutemen- they had to be ready to fight at a minute's notice
The colonists who were "full time farmers and part time soldiers" were refereed to as...

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