HIST2111SP-Week8A

HIST2111SP-Week8A - Revolutionaries at War RECAP: An Uneasy...

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Revolutionaries at War
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RECAP: An Uneasy Connection Why can the relationship between Britain and her American colonies be described as “uneasy”? 1. All the colonies possessed the conditions necessary for self-government 2. Continued weakness of British power in the colonies 3. Two fundamental discrepancies in the imperial-colonial relationship 4. Decision of colonial authorities in Britain to abandon the policy of accommodation -- decision was taken gradually in the decade beginning in 1748 , but accelerated after the French and Indian War
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RECAP: Colonists Respond to Stamp Act 1. Patrick Henry’s 5 resolutions ( Virginia Resolves) a) Virginia’s assembly had the “sole exclusive right and power to lay taxes” b) Though voted down the next day after passing, distant newspapers reprinted Henry’s “Virginia Resolves,” striking a spark 2. Stamp Act Congress in New York in October, 1765 a) Implore relief from Parliament 3. The Loyal Nine forces stamp distributor to resign 4. The Sons of Liberty a) Secret groups that prompted speeches, demonstrations and protests often joined by debtors, sailors, blacks and women b) Boycott of goods from Britain 5. Parliament repeals the Stamp Act and enacts the Declaratory Act “to make Laws…to bind the Colonists and People of America…in all Cases whatsoever.”
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Review All of the following were reasons why the connection between Great Britain and her 13 American colonies became “uneasy” except, A. Fundamental discrepancies in the imperial-colonial relationship A. Britain’s continued overwhelming strength in the colonies A. The colonies possessed the conditions necessary for self-rule A. Britain’s decision to abandon the policy of accommodation
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Review Influenced by the Radical Whig ideology, the colonists became convinced that the British government was corrupt and intended to “enslave” them. All were “signs” that convinced them of this “conspiracy” EXCEPT: A. Uncovering actual secret British Parliamentary documents that discussed the government’s conspiratorial intent A. Feeling that corrupt ministers were advising the monarch poorly and keeping citizens’ pleas from reaching the king’s ears A. The presence of a standing army in peacetime A. The belief that the British government had replaced jury trials with arbitrary proceedings
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HIST2111SP-Week8A - Revolutionaries at War RECAP: An Uneasy...

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