Imperial Reforms and Colonial Resistance-082

Imperial Reforms - • War debt • Colonial non-compliance with Navigation Acts • Concern to maintain empire • Revenue Act 1762 • Sugar Act

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Imperial Reforms and Colonial Resistance “...from careful statecraft and political compromise . ..[to] inflexible responses by British  ministers and passionate agitation by Patriot leaders. ..”    (Henretta, et. al.) Colonies, 1760s Experience of French-Indian War Intra-colony strife:  Paxton Boys (Penn.), Regulator Movements (Carolinas) Consumer Revolution and increased debt Post-war recession British Concerns and Imperial Reforms
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Unformatted text preview: • War debt • Colonial non-compliance with Navigation Acts • Concern to maintain empire • Revenue Act, 1762 • Sugar Act, 1764 • Stamp Act, 1765 • Declaratory Act, 1766 • Townshend Revenue Acts, 1767 Colonial Resistance • Why? • What?--Crowds and Crowd Actions--Sons of Liberty--Intercolonial communication and cooperation--non-importation movement...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2009 for the course HIST history taught by Professor Megan during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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