Exam_2_Notes - Thursday u25cf King George III issued...

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Thursday, February 21, 2019King George III issued proclamation saying settlers can’t move west past the App. Mts.pennsylvania Gazette printer bought by Ben. Franklinsnake in pieces: gotta join to be powerful; otherwise uselesscolonies didn’t get along1707 Great Britain; Constitutional Monarchy is limited to the British constitutionParliament: kind of like CongressMonarch + Parliament = British gov’traise taxes to pay for expensive war10k soldiers stationed in colonies bc of threats: slaves, indians, etc.Revenue Acts after the F/I warSugar Act of 1764tariff (indirect tax)tax in imports into the coloniesadded as soon as unloaded off the ship/make it across the bordercan’t see it directlyRUMdoesn’t raise enough revenue, so:Stamp Act of 1765a sales tax (direct tax)revoked in 1766a tax on anything printed, made by paperbooks, newspapers, playing cards, documents in courthouse, etc.“No taxation without representation!” - 0 colonists represented in ParliamentBoston got most mad, forming mobs in streets >:D w/ “liberty” on coffins in protest (liberty was dying)(image) British tax collectors were tarred and feathered; tea pouredLiberty TreesBritish citizens were paying 26 shillings a year; Americans were paying1 shillingBritish citizens got mad at the Americans bc it was just 1/yr...lolDeclaratory Act of 1766declared that British Parliament had the authority over the Am. colonies “in all things whatsoever”, including the right to tax w/o
representationBRING TEXTBOOKTownshend Duties of 1767tariffs (indirect taxes)Boston Massacre March 1770not really even a massacrepatrolmob formssnowballs thrownpossible accidental firing of gunmob freak outbritish firesCrispus Attucks = former slave (also of European & Indian & African descent) first martyr of the Am RevPaul RevereTea Act of 1773tariff (indirect tax)Bostonians, dressed as Indians, destroyed $4 mil in harborIntolerable Acts of 1774closed port/harbor of Boston as punishmentmerchants used this place a lot, so upsetJohn Hancock mad at this closing

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