Chapter 7. Part 2 The Road to Revolution

Chapter 7. Part 2 The Road to Revolution - Dan Herber...

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Dan Herber Period 2 Ritter Chapter 7 Part 2: The Road to Revolution 1763 – 1775 I. The Seditious Committees of Correspondence King George was an incompetent ruler Townshend taxes were fruitless, so they were repealed Started by Sam Adams, committees of correspondence were set up to spread propaganda II. Tea Parties at Boston and Elsewhere British East India Company had a lot of unsold tea so it decided to sell it to the Americans Americans felt that it was an attempt to force them to buy cheap tea and pay their taxes On December 16, 1773, people disguised as Indians dumped tea into the harbor in Boston, and people in Annapolis did the same thing, and the reactions ranged from disapproval to disgust III. Parliament Passes the “Intolerable Acts” Parliament passed a series of “repressive acts” to punish the colonies in 1774, called the Intolerable Acts The Massachusetts Government Act revoked the charter for Massachusetts The Quebec Act guaranteed religion to the French Canadians, and the
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