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By the 1750's, colonial legislatures considered themselves to be what?
Little Parliaments
Colonial leaders gathered in Albany, New York in 1754 to discuss what proposal by Ben Franklin?
To establish a general government for all of the colonies
The French and English both knew that controlling the colonies in North America would depend on getting the support from whom.
Native Americans
What regions did England gain for victory in the Great War?
they got Canada and Florida
Which side did the Iroquois Confederacy side with before the Great War, England or France?
Neither
Was most of the fighting in the Great War done by colonial militia?
NO
Whom was the result of the Great War a disaster?
The Iroquois Confederacy
Why did the British decide to reorganize the administration of colonies after 1763?
Because the Empire was twice as large as it had been
What happen to taxes under Grenville's ministry?
Colonial taxes increased 10 times
What was the Regulator Movement of 1771?
Carolina farmers protested a lack of representation and forcibly resisted paying the taxes
What were the effects on the colonials concerning British policies after 1763?
There was a deep sense of economic unease, mainly in the cities
Colonists fought against the Stamp Acts because they felt only what group could tax them?
Colonial Provincial Assemblies
The British decided to repeal the Stamp Acts because of what reason?
Economic pressure from the colonial boycotts
The Mutiny Act (Quartering Act) of 1765 really upset colonists. What did it require?
Required colonist to pay the soldiers expenses
What was the purpose of the "committees of correspondence"?
Publicize grievances against England
Colonists thought if the English Constitution was allowed to work properly it would be the best because it did what?
Divided the power between three branches; the monarchy, the aristocrats, and the common man
The Coercive and Intolerable Acts made What state a martyr in the eyes of every other colony?
Massachusetts
What three things did the First Continental Congress do?
1)endorsed a statement of grievance
2)called for military preparedness
3)called for a series of boycotts
(True or False)
By the 1750's few Americans felt any loyalty to the British Crown.
False
(True or False)
The French were able to get along better with the Indians because they were more tolerant of the Indian way of life than the British.
True
(True or False)
Before the Great War for the Empire; England, France, and Spain had been at peace for nearly 50 years.
False
(True or False)
The Seven Years' War, the Great War for the Empire, and the French and Indian War....were all the same war.
True
(True or False)
After the Peace of Paris in 1763, the British were tempted to let the Colonist go their own way and make their own decisions.
False
(True or False)
England was lucky that King George III was young and bright for his age.
False
(True or False)
Because they needed protection in the east and the west, colonists were glad to have British soldiers stationed there.
False
(True or False)
The Paxton Boys and the Regulator Movement showed that colonist in west thought they were not being treated fairly by the east.
True
(True or False)
The Stamp Acts were ill designed by the British because they brought about ill will from the most populated areas in the colonies.
True
(True or False)
The colonists were concerned about the immediate effects of the Stamp Acts and not the long term effects.
False
(True or False)
Parliament repealed the Stamp Acts and in the Declaratory Acts stated they would not tax the colonists again.
False
(True or False)
Colonists agreed to the Townsend Acts to not import taxable goods.
True
(True or False)
Americans wanted their representatives to represent them, while the British Parliament said that they represented all British citizens regardless of where they lived.
True
(True or False)
Among other basic rights, Americans thought they should not be taxed without their consent.
True
(True or False)
The British soldiers involved in the Boston Massacre were convicted of murder and hung.
False
(True or False)
Women and especially southern women took not part in the protests of the coercive acts.
False
(True or False)
By then time the First Continental Congress met in 1774, most Americans thought they needed a Declaration of Independence.
False
(True or False)
Lord North assumed most colonists would welcome the Tea Act of 1773 because it made tea cheaper.
False
(True or False)
Those who attended the Continental Congress never intended that it would meet continually.
True
(True or False)
The fighting in Lexington and Concord caused people to rally to the rebel cause.
True