Colonial Resistance and Rebellion




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Colonial Resistance and Rebellion


1a. The British Parliament

passed the

Proclamation of 1763

in order to -…


Prevent colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mts. The British gov’t bel’d this would keep peace with the Native Americans.


b. Colonists responded to

the act by …….


They felt the British gov’t should not interfere. Bel’d they should settle wherever they wanted to. Ignored the law

c. Britain responded to the

colonists by …


Doing nothing. It was impossible for the British to enforce.

2a. The British Parliament

passed the Sugar Act

(1764) in order to ….
Collect taxes in order to pay for the war debt. Placed a duty on several products, including molasses. Called for harsh punishment of smugglers.


b. Colonists responded to

the act by …


Protesting.

c. Britain responded to the

colonists by …


Creating other kinds of taxes in its place.


3a. The British Parliament

passed the Quartering

Act (1765) in order to...
Save money on keeping soldiers in the colonies to protect against natives. Kept about 10,000 soldiers in colonies. Req’d colonists to house and feed soldiers.


b. Colonists responded to

the act by …..


Protesting.

c. Britian responded to the

colonists by …


Keeping troops in the colonies.

4a. The British Parliament

passed the Stamp act

(1765) in order to …
Finance war debt.
Force colonists to pay a tax on almost everything printed on paper—newspapers, legal documents—even playing cards.


b. Colonists responded to

the act by …


Organized the Sons of Liberty. Demonstrated and protested. Held a Stamp Act Congress ad wrote a Declaration of Rights and Grievances. Boycotted British goods.

c. Britain responded to the

colonists by ….


Revoking the Act one year later. Replacing it with other laws and taxes.

5a. The British Parliament

passed the Declaratory

Act (1766) in order to..


Gain total authority over the colonies.



b. Colonists responded to

the act by …..
Trying to ignore it.


c. Britain responded to the

colonists by ….
More laws and military presence.


6a. The British Parliament

passed the Townshend

Act (1767) in order to .
Increase revenues from the colonies. Taxed items such as lead, glass, paper, paint, and tea imported to the colonies.


b. Colonists responded to

the act by …


Protesting and boycotting imported goods.

c. Britain responded to the

colonists by …


Enforcing the act, stationing troops in Boston, then the tax was lifted on everything but tea.

7a. The British Parliament

passed the Tea Act

(1773) in order to …
Intended to help the British East India Co. which was almost bankrupt. Lowered the price of tea because it was shipped directly to the colonists.


b. Colonists responded to

the act by ….


Boycotting tea. Colonists resented the tax even though the tea price was lower. They felt the BEIC had a monopoly on selling British tea in the colonies.

Smuggled Dutch tea into the colonies. Boston Tea Party dumped 15,000 pounds of tea into the harbor.



c. Britain responded to the

colonists by …


Punishing the and passing the Intolerable Acts. And Quebec Act.



8a. The British Parliament

passed the Intolerable

Acts (1774) in order

to …
Punish the colonists for boycotting tea and dumping the tea in Boston. Tighten control over Mass.




  1. Closed the port of Boston.

  2. Increased the powers of the royal governor.

  3. Abolished the upper house of Mass legislature, and cut the town meetings.

  4. Strengthened the Quartering Act of 1765.




b. Colonists responded to

the act by ….


Tried to help the people of Boston. Gave food and other supplies. Committee of Correspondence meets and makes a decision to hold a meeting in Philadelphia in Sept and Oct. of 1774.
Known as the First Continental Congress.

Twelve of 13 colonies send delegates (not GA). Congress demanded the repeal (end) of the Intolerable Acts. Declared that colonies had the right to tax and govern themselves. Called for training of militia and a new boycott (protesting) of British goods. Voted to meet in May 1775 if their demands were not met.



c. Britain responded to the

colonists by …


not agreeing to any of the demands made by the Congress. Reinforced its authority by using force.

Marched into Concord, seized illegal weapons, and battling colonists.



9a. The British Parliament

passed the Quebec Act

(1774) in order to …
Set up gov’t from land taken from the French in 1763. Claimed land between the Ohio and the Missouri rivers as part of Canada. New boundaries took western lands away claimed by several colonies and blocked colonists from moving west.


b. Colonists responded to

the act by ….


Same as the Intolerable Acts.


c. Britain responded to the

colonists by …


Same as the Intolerable Acts.


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