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  • SOL USI.6a: Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction 6th Grade Portsmouth Public Schools
  • As Great Britain expanded control over the American colonies, many colonists became dissatisfied and rebellious. Essential Knowledge
  • What steps did Great Britain take to increase its control over the colonies? Why did many colonists become dissatisfied with Great Britain’s control over the colonies? Essential Questions
  • Key Words Stamp Act: an act passed by British Parliament that required a tax on all printed items such as newspaper and legal documents.
  • Key Words Proclamation of 1763: King George III of England prohibited the westward movement of colonists across the Appalachian Mountains. http://energy.er.usgs.gov/images/regional_studies/appalachians/app_mtns2.jpg
  • Key Words Parliament: the British legislature made up of the House of Lords and the House of Commons. http://european-union.ca/images/ukparliament.jpg
  • Great Britain’s Reasons for Control Great Britain wanted to remain a world power.
  • 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. Great Britain’s Reasons for Control
  • Great Britain’s Reasons for Control Great Britain imposed taxes, such as the Stamp Act, to raise revenue to pay the cost of the French and Indian War.
  • Great Britain's Reasons for Taxation Great Britain wanted to finance the French and Indian War. http://www.americanrevolution.com/images/FrenchandIndianWar1.jpg
  • Great Britain’s Reasons for Taxation To help with the maintaining of British troops in the colonies.
  • Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction Colonies had no representation in Parliament. http://constitutionday.cpms.osd.mil/508/page03.jpg
  • Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction Some colonists resented the power of colonial governors. Sir William Berkeley, a British colonial governor of Virginia. http://cache.eb.com/eb/image?id=31217&rendTypeId=4
  • Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction Great Britain wanted control over colonial legislatures. The House of Burgesses, Williamsburg, VA. http://www.history.org/Almanack/places/hb/cappc2.jpg
  • Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction Colonies taxes. opposed
  • Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction Proclamation of 1763, which followed the French and Indian war, restricted western movement of settlers. http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/4/4c/300px-Map_of_territorial_growth_1775.jpg
  • Why would these things make the colonists angry? Which colonial dissatisfaction do you think was most important in leading to the Revolutionary War? Why? Think About It…