Chapter 7: The Road to Revolution By: Alicia LeClair Chapter 7: The Road to Revolution By: Alicia LeClair
<ul><li>Political views of the Americans  </li></ul><ul><li>Mercantilism </li></ul><ul><li>Taxes & Laws </li></ul>
<ul><li>The colonists came to America for a better life, and wanted to be independent  </li></ul><ul><li>The Radical Whigs...
<ul><li>A country’s wealth was measured by its amount of gold or silver </li></ul><ul><li>England used the colonies </li><...
<ul><li>First Act, the Sugar Act of 1763 </li></ul><ul><li>Quartering Act of 1765 </li></ul><ul><li>Stamp Act of 1765 </li...
<ul><li>“ Champagne Charley” Townshend  </li></ul><ul><li>convinced Parliament to develop the Townshend Acts </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Developed in response to the Intolerable Acts </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote a Declaration of Rights and sent it to Parli...
<ul><li>1776, June. &quot;American Revolution — History.com Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts.&quot;  History.com — Hist...
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The Road to Revolution

  1. 1. Chapter 7: The Road to Revolution By: Alicia LeClair Chapter 7: The Road to Revolution By: Alicia LeClair
  2. 2. <ul><li>Political views of the Americans </li></ul><ul><li>Mercantilism </li></ul><ul><li>Taxes & Laws </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The colonists came to America for a better life, and wanted to be independent </li></ul><ul><li>The Radical Whigs in England influenced political ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Republicanism, a new form of society </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>A country’s wealth was measured by its amount of gold or silver </li></ul><ul><li>England used the colonies </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation Laws: withheld the ideas of mercantilism </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enumerated goods & Privy Council </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Weren’t enforced very well, Americans smuggled. John Hancock became rich, and was known as the “King of Smugglers.” </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>First Act, the Sugar Act of 1763 </li></ul><ul><li>Quartering Act of 1765 </li></ul><ul><li>Stamp Act of 1765 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ No taxation without representation” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Declatory Act of 1766 </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>“ Champagne Charley” Townshend </li></ul><ul><li>convinced Parliament to develop the Townshend Acts </li></ul><ul><li>British troops sent to colonies to </li></ul><ul><li>enforce Townshend Acts </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Boston Massacre on March 5, 1770 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>British East India Company in debt </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Boston Tea Party </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Intolerable Acts: Boston Port Act </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Developed in response to the Intolerable Acts </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote a Declaration of Rights and sent it to Parliament in 1774, but this did nothing </li></ul><ul><li>Met again in 1775, preparing the defense of the colonies in case of bloodshed. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Good thinking: Battle of Lexington and Concord, “shot heard ‘round the world” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>1776, June. &quot;American Revolution — History.com Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts.&quot; History.com — History Made Every Day — American & World History . A&E Television Networks. Web. 27 Aug. 2011. <http://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution>. </li></ul><ul><li>Kennedy, David M., Lizabeth Cohen, and Thomas Andrew Bailey. &quot;The Road to Revolution.&quot; The American Pageant: a History of the Republic . 13th ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2006. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>Rempel, Gerhard. &quot;Mercantilism.&quot; WNEC FACULTY/STAFF HOME PAGES . Western New England College. Web. 27 Aug. 2011. <http://mars.wnec.edu/~grempel/courses/wc2/lectures/mercantilism.html>. </li></ul>
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