SOL USI.6a: Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction Lisa Pennington Social Studies Instructional Specialist Portsmouth Public ...
Essential Knowledge <ul><li>As Great Britain expanded control over the American colonies, many colonists became dissatisfi...
Essential Questions <ul><li>What steps did Great Britain take to increase its control over the colonies? </li></ul><ul><li...
Key Words <ul><li>Stamp Act: an act passed by British Parliament that required a tax on all printed items such as newspape...
Key Words <ul><li>Proclamation of 1763:  King George III of England prohibited the westward movement of colonists across t...
Key Words <ul><li>Parliament:  the British legislature made up of the House of Lords and the House of Commons.  </li></ul>...
Great Britain’s Reasons for Control <ul><li>Great Britain wanted to remain a world power.  </li></ul>
Great Britain’s Reasons for Control <ul><li>In the American colonies, Great Britain’s desire to remain a world power resul...
Great Britain’s Reasons for Control <ul><li>Great Britain imposed taxes, such as the Stamp Act, to raise revenue to pay th...
Great Britain's Reasons for Taxation <ul><li>Great Britain wanted to finance the French and Indian War. </li></ul>http://w...
Great Britain’s Reasons for Taxation <ul><li>To help with the maintaining of British troops in the colonies. </li></ul>
Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Colonies had no representation in Parliament. </li></ul>http://constitutionday...
Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Some colonists resented the power of colonial governors. </li></ul>http://cach...
Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Great Britain wanted control over colonial legislatures.  </li></ul>http://www...
Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Colonies opposed taxes.  </li></ul>
Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Proclamation of 1763, which followed the French and Indian war, restricted wes...
Think About It… <ul><li>Why would these things make the colonists angry?  </li></ul><ul><li>Which colonial dissatisfaction...
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  1. 1. SOL USI.6a: Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction Lisa Pennington Social Studies Instructional Specialist Portsmouth Public Schools
  2. 2. Essential Knowledge <ul><li>As Great Britain expanded control over the American colonies, many colonists became dissatisfied and rebellious. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Essential Questions <ul><li>What steps did Great Britain take to increase its control over the colonies? </li></ul><ul><li>Why did many colonists become dissatisfied with Great Britain’s control over the colonies? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Key Words <ul><li>Stamp Act: an act passed by British Parliament that required a tax on all printed items such as newspaper and legal documents. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Key Words <ul><li>Proclamation of 1763: King George III of England prohibited the westward movement of colonists across the Appalachian Mountains. </li></ul>http://energy.er.usgs.gov/images/regional_studies/appalachians/app_mtns2.jpg
  6. 6. Key Words <ul><li>Parliament: the British legislature made up of the House of Lords and the House of Commons. </li></ul>http://european-union.ca/images/ukparliament.jpg
  7. 7. Great Britain’s Reasons for Control <ul><li>Great Britain wanted to remain a world power. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Great Britain’s Reasons for Control <ul><li>In the American colonies, Great Britain’s desire to remain a world power resulted in a conflict with the French known as the French and Indian War. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Great Britain’s Reasons for Control <ul><li>Great Britain imposed taxes, such as the Stamp Act, to raise revenue to pay the cost of the French and Indian War. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Great Britain's Reasons for Taxation <ul><li>Great Britain wanted to finance the French and Indian War. </li></ul>http://www.americanrevolution.com/images/FrenchandIndianWar1.jpg
  11. 11. Great Britain’s Reasons for Taxation <ul><li>To help with the maintaining of British troops in the colonies. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Colonies had no representation in Parliament. </li></ul>http://constitutionday.cpms.osd.mil/508/page03.jpg
  13. 13. Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Some colonists resented the power of colonial governors. </li></ul>http://cache.eb.com/eb/image?id=31217&rendTypeId=4 Sir William Berkeley, a British colonial governor of Virginia.
  14. 14. Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Great Britain wanted control over colonial legislatures. </li></ul>http://www.history.org/Almanack/places/hb/cappc2.jpg The House of Burgesses, Williamsburg, VA.
  15. 15. Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Colonies opposed taxes. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Proclamation of 1763, which followed the French and Indian war, restricted western movement of settlers. </li></ul>http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/4/4c/300px-Map_of_territorial_growth_1775.jpg
  17. 17. Think About It… <ul><li>Why would these things make the colonists angry? </li></ul><ul><li>Which colonial dissatisfaction do you think was most important in leading to the Revolutionary War? Why? </li></ul>
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