Unformatted text preview: Declaratory Act- repealed the Stamp Act, right to tax & make laws for the colonies Townshend Acts- tea, glass, paper, search of private homes for smuggled goods Circular Letter- S. Adams & J. Otis Boycott, so it was repealed Boston Massacre- soldiers opened fire, but acquitted by J. Adams The Gaspee- Disguised as Indians & set fire to a British ship Boston Tea Party- dumped tea into harbor Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts) Port Act- no trade until tea was paid Mass. Govt. Act- reduced the power of the legislature Administration of Justice Act- royal officials tried in England Quartering Act- troops stay in homes Quebec Acts- organized Canada Ideological Foundations of the Revolution The Enlightenment- J. Locke’s “natural laws”- overthrow govt. if it fails Common Sense by T. Payne Great Awakening End of Salutary neglect...
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- Spring '08
- American Revolution, Townshend Acts- tea, Ohio R. Valley Albany Plan of Union- inter-colonial govt., troops Salutary neglect, Quartering Act- troops, papers Stamp Act