PRACTICE 2

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In History
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    AMERICAN REVOLUTION

  • SUGAR ACT

    SUGAR ACT
    The Act established a Vice-Admiralty Court in Halifax, Nova Scotia to hear smuggling cases without jury and with the presumption of guilt. These measures led to widespread protest.
  • STAMP ACT

    STAMP ACT
    Parliament required all legal documents, newspapers and pamphlets required to use watermarked, or 'stamped' paper on which a levy was placed.
  • TOWNSHEND REVENUE

    TOWNSHEND REVENUE
    Duties on tea, glass, lead, paper and paint to help pay for the administration of the colonies, named after Charles Townshend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer. John Dickinson publishes Letter from a Philadelphian Farmer in protest. Colonial assemblies condemn taxation without representation.
  • BOSTON MASSACRE

    BOSTON MASSACRE
    Angered by the presence of troops and Britain’s colonial policy, a big group of people started harassing a group of soldiers guarding he customs house; a soldier was knocked down by a snowball and discharged his musket, sparking a volley into the crowd which kills five civilians.
  • INTOLERABLE ACTS

    INTOLERABLE  ACTS
    Four measures which stripped Massachusetts of self-government and judicial independence following the Boston Tea Party. The colonies responded with a general boycott of British goods.
  • Lexicon and concord

    Lexicon and concord
    kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). ... On the night of April 18, 1775, hundreds of British troops marched from Boston to nearby Concord in order to seize an arms cache.
  • DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

    DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
    document that was approved by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, and that announced the separation of 13 North American British colonies from Great Britain.