The Crisis in the Colonies 1763-1775
George III <ul><li>Ruled 1760-1820 </li></ul><ul><li>22 years old in 1760 </li></ul>
Prime Minister Grenville <ul><li>George Grenville </li></ul><ul><li>Victory in the Seven Years War/French and Indian War G...
The British Perspective <ul><li>Parliament is the defender of Liberty. </li></ul><ul><li>It intercedes between the Monarch...
The Colonists’ Perspective <ul><li>Attitudes Toward Parliament Changed in the 1760s </li></ul><ul><li>Colonial Legislature...
The Proclamation of 1763 <ul><li>No Settlement West of the Appalachian Mountains </li></ul>
Parliament Takes Control <ul><li>The Sugar Act/Molasses Act, 1764 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Court of Admiralty </li></ul></ul>...
The Stamp Act of 1765 <ul><li>A Tax on all written, printed documents:  Wills, Trusts, Deeds, Contracts, Newspapers, Books...
Responses to the Stamp Act <ul><li>Virginia Resolves </li></ul><ul><ul><li>House of Burgesses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>P...
Repeal of the Stamp Act <ul><li>Declaratory Act, 1766 </li></ul><ul><li>Marquis de Rockingham, 1766 </li></ul>
Return of William Pitt, 1766 <ul><li>Charles Townshend, Chancellor of the Exchequer </li></ul><ul><li>The Townshend Acts, ...
Boycotts
Trade Between England and the Colonies, 1763-1775
Frederick, Lord North <ul><li>1770-1781 </li></ul><ul><li>Repeal of the Townshend Duties </li></ul>
Trouble in Boston <ul><li>March 5, 1770 </li></ul><ul><li>Five Killed  </li></ul><ul><li>Six Wounded </li></ul><ul><li>Joh...
The Boston Massacre <ul><li>Samuel Adams </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Revere </li></ul>
The Tea Act of 1773 <ul><li>East India Tea Company </li></ul><ul><li>John Hancock </li></ul>
The Boston Tea Party <ul><li>12/16/1773 </li></ul>
The Intolerable Acts, 1774 <ul><li>Coercive Acts </li></ul>
The First Continental Congress <ul><li>Philadelphia </li></ul><ul><li>September 1774 </li></ul><ul><li>Carpenter’s Hall To...
Patrick Henry <ul><li>March 1775 </li></ul>
The Massachusetts Militia <ul><li>Minutemen </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Revere </li></ul><ul><li>William Dawes </li></ul><ul><l...
Lexington and Concord <ul><li>General Thomas Gage </li></ul>
Lexington and Concord <ul><li>Weapons Arsenal at Concord </li></ul><ul><li>April 19, 1775 </li></ul>
Lexington and Concord
The American Revolution, 1775 <ul><li>April 19, 1775 </li></ul><ul><li>Old North Bridge </li></ul>
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The crisis in the colonies

  1. 1. The Crisis in the Colonies 1763-1775
  2. 2. George III <ul><li>Ruled 1760-1820 </li></ul><ul><li>22 years old in 1760 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Prime Minister Grenville <ul><li>George Grenville </li></ul><ul><li>Victory in the Seven Years War/French and Indian War Gave Britain: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Territory </li></ul><ul><li>2. Debt </li></ul>
  4. 4. The British Perspective <ul><li>Parliament is the defender of Liberty. </li></ul><ul><li>It intercedes between the Monarchy and the People </li></ul><ul><li>Parliament has authority over the Colonies </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Representation </li></ul><ul><li>The total debt from the war exceeded 150 million Pounds (Trillions today) </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Colonists’ Perspective <ul><li>Attitudes Toward Parliament Changed in the 1760s </li></ul><ul><li>Colonial Legislatures Were Viewed as Being like “Colonial Parliaments” </li></ul><ul><li>Colonial Legislatures Came to Reject the Authority of the British Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>Actual Representation </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Proclamation of 1763 <ul><li>No Settlement West of the Appalachian Mountains </li></ul>
  7. 7. Parliament Takes Control <ul><li>The Sugar Act/Molasses Act, 1764 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Court of Admiralty </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Currency Act, 1764 </li></ul><ul><li>The Mutiny Act/Quartering Act, 1765 </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Stamp Act of 1765 <ul><li>A Tax on all written, printed documents: Wills, Trusts, Deeds, Contracts, Newspapers, Books, Pamphlets, Dice and Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Alienated Everyone </li></ul>
  9. 9. Responses to the Stamp Act <ul><li>Virginia Resolves </li></ul><ul><ul><li>House of Burgesses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Patrick Henry </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Sons of Liberty” </li></ul><ul><li>Stamp Act Congress </li></ul>
  10. 10. Repeal of the Stamp Act <ul><li>Declaratory Act, 1766 </li></ul><ul><li>Marquis de Rockingham, 1766 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Return of William Pitt, 1766 <ul><li>Charles Townshend, Chancellor of the Exchequer </li></ul><ul><li>The Townshend Acts, 1767 </li></ul><ul><li>Tax on British Lead, Paint, Paper and Tea </li></ul>
  12. 12. Boycotts
  13. 13. Trade Between England and the Colonies, 1763-1775
  14. 14. Frederick, Lord North <ul><li>1770-1781 </li></ul><ul><li>Repeal of the Townshend Duties </li></ul>
  15. 15. Trouble in Boston <ul><li>March 5, 1770 </li></ul><ul><li>Five Killed </li></ul><ul><li>Six Wounded </li></ul><ul><li>John Adams </li></ul>
  16. 16. The Boston Massacre <ul><li>Samuel Adams </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Revere </li></ul>
  17. 17. The Tea Act of 1773 <ul><li>East India Tea Company </li></ul><ul><li>John Hancock </li></ul>
  18. 18. The Boston Tea Party <ul><li>12/16/1773 </li></ul>
  19. 19. The Intolerable Acts, 1774 <ul><li>Coercive Acts </li></ul>
  20. 20. The First Continental Congress <ul><li>Philadelphia </li></ul><ul><li>September 1774 </li></ul><ul><li>Carpenter’s Hall Today </li></ul>
  21. 21. Patrick Henry <ul><li>March 1775 </li></ul>
  22. 22. The Massachusetts Militia <ul><li>Minutemen </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Revere </li></ul><ul><li>William Dawes </li></ul><ul><li>Joseph Warren </li></ul>
  23. 23. Lexington and Concord <ul><li>General Thomas Gage </li></ul>
  24. 24. Lexington and Concord <ul><li>Weapons Arsenal at Concord </li></ul><ul><li>April 19, 1775 </li></ul>
  25. 25. Lexington and Concord
  26. 26. The American Revolution, 1775 <ul><li>April 19, 1775 </li></ul><ul><li>Old North Bridge </li></ul>

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