Pages of Pages of H1301 Unit 1 Lecture Three class 2008 [12]

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Stirrings of Revolt: – 1770 Boston Massacre: rowdy aggressive crowd of Sons of Liberty Scuffle left 5 dead / Massive inter-colony propaganda campaign Tea Act of 1773 – Tea affected everyone as it was the universal beverage – Ability to sell “taxed” tea directly without colonial • Defeated widespread smuggling and profiteering by delivering better product cheaper – hurt “Patriots” Colonial ports denied East India ships from unloading
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Unformatted text preview: NYC / Phil longshoremen strike kept ships from unloading Boston Tea Party December 6, 1773 Reduced MA legislature powers & made Gage, a soldier, Royal Governor Royal officials could be tried in other colonies or UK Political rights to Roman Catholics and Indians Results: MA seen as martyr for all colonies / Boycotts Unit 1 lecture 3 Hollinger 1301 12 Sons of Liberty actions throughout colonies...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2008 for the course HISTORY 1301 taught by Professor Hollinger during the Fall '08 term at Tarrant County.

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