APUSH 1763-1787 CH 3

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APUSH 1763-1787 CH 3American Revolution


 
  
Created Sep 29, 2010
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Writs of Assistance
 
general search warrants issued to help royal officials stop evasion of Britian's mentalist...
2
George Grenville
 
prime minister
wanted to rid large national debt from war
*Proclamation of 1763
*Sugar...
3
Proclamation of 1763
 
forbid white settlement west of Appalachians
wanted to keep indians happy and settlers closer...
4
Sugar Act 1764 (revenue act)
 
aimed at raising revenue by taxes on goods imported by Americans
stringently enforced
accused...
5
Quartering Act
 
requiring colonies to pay for British troop maintenance
6
Currency Act of 1764
 
forbade colonial attempts to issue currency not redeemable in gold or silver
7
Stamp Act
 
imposing direct tax on Americans for 1st time
required Americans to purchase revenue stamps...
8
Declaratory Act 1766
 
parliament repealed stamp act but passed D Act
power to tax or make laws for Americans
9
Townshend Acts
 
*Townshed Duties
*admiralty Courts
*writs of assistance
*paying of customs officials...
10
Letters from a Farmer In Pennsylvania - John Dickinson

Massachusetts Circular Letter...
 
*pointed out that Townshend Acts violated principle of no taxation without representation....
11
Tea Act 1773
 
British East India Company sought and obtained from Parliament concessions allowing it to ship...
12
Intolerable Acts  (Coercive Acts)
 
1. Boston Port Act - closed port of Boston to all trade until citizens would pay for lost tea
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First Continental Congress 1774
 
petitioned Parliament for relief
Suffolk Resolves - denounced intolerable acts. called for...
14
Battles of American Revolution

 
Lexington - first battle Thomas Gage sent force to seize colonial military supplies
Concord...
15
Second Continental Congress 1775
 
Created army and asked other colonies to send troops - led by G Washington
Olive Branch...
16
Treaty of Paris 1783
 
1. US as independant nation
2. west boundary @ MI river
3. South boundary @ nothern boundary...
17
Articles of Confederation
 
*unicameral gov
*each state 1 vote
*ammendment required unanimous consent of all states
*gov...
18
Land Ordinance of 1784





NW Ordinance of 1787
 
system by which each territory could progress to full statehood.

1785 - orderly surveying...
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Shay's Rebellion 1786
 
high taxes, economic hardtimes for mass
shays shut down courts to prevent judges for faling...

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