ROAD TO REVOLUTION

ROAD TO REVOLUTION - The Road to The Revolution Revolution...

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Unformatted text preview: The Road to The Revolution Revolution Salutary Neglect British Mercantilism British Economic Policies in the Colonies Use your knowledge of the 13 colonies to answer the following questions for both photographs pictured below.What regions are they located in? Describe the geography of each photo and address the type of economy each region would have? the 1 2 The Proclamation Line of 1763 The Colonist felt that England Colonist was attempting to control them them England wants to avoid England Indian trouble Indian Colonies were angered Colonies over idea that they must pay for cost of war and British troops now British Salutary Neglect Salutary British have left the British colonies alone colonies British try to enforce British laws and taxes after the French and Indian War without the consent of the colonies the British do not British understand colonists are used to representative government government Colonies have formed Colonies own governments own Colonist are used to Colonist managing their own affairs with their elected representatives elected “Taxation without Taxation representation”, colonist want to have a say in government through elected reps. through British Mercantilism British System were England System controls colonial trade and taxes and – Colonies provided raw materials for Britain – If colonies received imports the goods had to If arrive on British Ships arrive – Certain colonial goods were sold only to England, Certain but not to other countries but – Colonies were to serve as a market for English Colonies manufactured goods manufactured Navigation Acts 1650-1763 Navigation Restricted colonial trade, Restricted manufacturing and shipping to other countries Colonists smuggle and Colonists disregard Acts disregard Salutary Neglect: Britain has Salutary allowed the colonies to prosper under their protection with little or no control control Sugar Act 1764 Sugar Tax placed on sugar and Tax molasses because colonists are British subjects subjects Colonist protest and Colonist smuggle sugar and molasses molasses Quartering Act 1765 Quartering Required colonies to Required provide British troops with quarters and supplies supplies Colonial assemblies Colonial vote to refuse to supply British soldiers British Stamp Act 1765 Stamp Any item that was made Any of paper required a stamped tax payment to be made be Colonists argue Colonists “taxation with representation”, Stamp Act is repealed Townshend Acts 1767 Townshend Tax on glass, lead, Tax paper, paint and tea paper, Colonist smuggle Colonist goods, boycott British goods, and fight with British troops Tea Act 1773 Tea Tax on tea, it is a plan to Tax bail out East India Tea company through tax on tea tea Boston Tea Party and Boston smuggling of tea smuggling Intolerable Acts 1774 Intolerable Response to Tea Party, Response assembly and town meetings dissolved, port of Boston closed,and British tried in England British Militias form, colonies Militias send representatives to 1st Continental Congress meets and starts colonial boycott starts Quebec Act 1774 Quebec Prohibited colonists Prohibited from moving into Ohio River Valley, Catholic religion in region religion Colonists expected to Colonists settle into the region settle Monarchy vs. Representative Government Government In a monarchy the In governing power lies with a king and those that he appoints to office office Parliament was the Parliament lawmaking body in England England Citizens elect their own Citizens representatives who will represent them in government government People create their People government and have the right to make changes when they see fit (laws, elections) fit ...
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