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1776 part 2

  1. 1. 1776 - The Game Part 2
  2. 2. Action Store!
  3. 3. How it Works- • You may use your own points to buy "action cards" • Some action cards give points to other players, some take points away • All action cards can only be used once. • The bodyguard card can only be played BEFORE historical effects are revealed. • Action cards must be filled in to be used.
  4. 4. The Store-50 points spending cap.Card Cost Who does it affect? Result Bribe 10 Neutralists* Only Revs and Loyalists can buy Targeted Player +20 points Boycott 10 Tradesmen & Merchants Targeted Player -15 points Commission a Portrait 20 Anyone Target player +30 points Body Guard 40 Anyone protects you from historical effects one time.
  5. 5. Topic # 6: Colonial Protests
  6. 6. Basic Fact Questions •Which British Law caused the most protests during this time? •What is a boycott? •In what ways did the protests become violent? •Who were the targets of some of these violent protests? •According to the video, if Sam Adams was the voice of the revolution, who was the mind? •What was another name for a loyalist?
  7. 7. Debate Colonists do not have the right to violently protest these tax laws?
  8. 8. William Penn Windom: Did you vote against violent protests?
  9. 9. Then give yourself 20 points for voting in character. Quakers are pacifists - they do not believe in violence.
  10. 10. Colonial Protests: Key ideas to remember Most passionate Patriots form the Sons of Liberty as a protest group Some protests turn violent and destroy private property. Tax collectors and government officials are sometimes the targets of violent acts. Boycotts of British items are a form of non-violent protest. Nine colonies send representatives to a meeting to discuss "next steps". This is the first time the colonies are acting in a somewhat unified way. They form "committees of correspondence" to share information and plans...but still think of selves as British!
  11. 11. Historical Effects •Protests hurt Loyalists and many of them live in fear. These folks lose 10 points. •Boycotts hurt all merchants and tradesmen. These folks lose 10 points •Peaceful gatherings of colonists,around a common cause, help the Revolutionaries to spread their opinions. These folks gain 20 points •Wigs are needed for the effigies of stamp collectors that are hanged in the streets. The wigmaker, Daniel Hatfield gains 20 points. • Tax collectors are major targets of mob behavior. These folks lose 50 points. •The year is 1767, the comment is "Effects - Protests"
  12. 12. Action Card!
  13. 13. Boycott! Roll the die to see which tradesmen's store is boycotted. Roll the die a second time to determine which faction is boycotting the store. If you are boycotted you lose 30 points! First Roll Second Roll 1 - Daniel Hatfield 1-3 Loyalist boycott 2 - Igmar Elfsborg 4-6 Revolutionary boycott 3 - Dirk Vandemeter 4 - William Penn Windom 5 - David Rosenbloom 6 - Marcel Minuet
  14. 14. Colonists in rural areas (living outside of cities) aren't as worried about taxes and trade laws, but they do face other challenges. The dice roll will determine the following: 1 - A malaria epidemic hits the swampy southern colonies. All southerns outside of Charleston, SC lose 10 points. 2 - A trading ship carrying wheat from New York is sunk by Spanish pirates. All New Yorkers outside of NYC lose 10 points. 3 - A swarm of insects attack the Pennsylvania crops. All rural Pennsylvanians lose 10 points. 4 - A brutally cold winter hits New Englanders. People in Concord lose 10 points 5 -A drought hits the East Coast of North America. ALL rural colonists lose 20 points. 6 - Abundant rainfall and good weather hits the East Coast of North America. ALL rural colonists gain 20 points.
  15. 15. Boston Occupied!
  16. 16. Boston Occupied! •Troopships have their gun ports open and aimed at the town - ready to use •The troops march off the ships, up King's Street, salute the Governor and pitch camp on Boston Common. •These are professional soldiers - regulars in the British Army. •People of Boston are appalled at the image of foreign troops, made all of their fears seam real.
  17. 17. The Quartering Act & British Soldiers •In 1768 British troops are sent to Boston to subdue the colonial protests. •The colonists have to feed and house the soldiers, and the presence of redcoats causes tension in Boston. •By 1770, fights were breaking out between Revolutionaries and British soldiers at pubs and public gatherings spots. Much of the unrest is fueled by Sam Adams and the Sons of Liberty.
  18. 18. Historical Effects - •The presence of British troops makes Loyalists feel safe. All Loyalists gain 25 points. •The soldiers keep mobs from forming. Revolutionaries lose 15 points. •Farmers that are good at making homespun items are able to sell their items due to the demand. Farmers gain 10 points. •Captain Cato Devlin brings back the largest haul of whale oil in his lifetime, he gains 30 points
  19. 19. Random Chance! British Soldiers are living in Boston house. Some people may need to quarter them. 1- Soldiers order more food from Toby Gilmore Attuck's farm. They pay him well. He gains 10 points! 2 - Soldiers move into to Daniel Hatfield's house. He needs feed them. He loses 10 points. 3 - Soldiers move into Samuel Henry's house. They suspect he is a Revolutionary and search his house for documents. He loses 30 points! 4- Soldiers move into Oliver Otis's house. They protect him from the mobs. He gains 20 points! 5 - Soldiers move into Horatio Hutchinson's house. They protect his brother from angry mobs. He gains 10 points. 6 - Soldiers move into Sir Arthur Adam's house. They protect his house from mobs. He gains 20 points.
  20. 20. The Boston Massacre!
  21. 21. Basic Fact Questions •Who was the Captain of the British soldiers? •How many people died during the massacre? •Who is the most famous "victim" of the massacre? •What is the name of the person who was killed a few days before the massacre? •Who created the engraving that spread the news about massacre? •Who defended the British in the trial?
  22. 22. Debate - One should be allowed to exaggerate the truth in order to be more persuasive?
  23. 23. Historical Effects •The Massacre actually helps Revolutionaries because it is used as propaganda. All Revolutionaries gain 20 points. •Samuel Henry's Paper sells out in one day. He gains 10 points. •Loyalists in New England face hostility. All Massachusetts Loyalists lose 20 points. •Crispus Attucks, who is the first to die in the massacre is hailed as a Patriot hero. His cousin, Toby Gilmore Attucks gains 30 points. •A Revolutionary mob when they hear the massacre, storms the estate of Sir Arthur Adams and burns down his barns. He loses 30 points.
  24. 24. Action Card!
  25. 25. Boycott! Roll the die to see which tradesmen's store is boycotted. Roll the die a second time to determine which faction is boycotting the store. First Roll Second Roll 1 - Daniel Hatfield 1-3 Loyalist boycott 2 - Igmar Elfsborg 4-6 Revolutionary boycott 3 - Dirk Vandemeter 4 - William Penn Windom 5 - David Rosenbloom 6 - Samuel Sheffield
  26. 26. Some colonists struggle during these difficult times, and some folks manage to prosper from the misfortunes of others. The dice roll will determine the following: 1-2 -- The price of indigo rises in Europe. All residents of South Carolina gain ten points. 3-4 -- Due to the boycotts of British goods, farming and trade increase in the Middle colonies. All residents of New York and Pennsylvania gain 10 points. 5- 6 -- New England receives secret aid from the French. All Massachusetts residents gain 10 points.
  27. 27. Sam Adams is Thrilled! •He rushes a newspaper (Journal of Occurances) into print to describe all the (real or unreal) incidents of the occupation. •He sends the journal to the other colonies, as a message "Boston is on the frontier of Liberty!" This could happen next to you!
  28. 28. Committees of Correspondence •Patriot Sam Adams helped Boston and 80 other Massachusetts towns organize the Committees of Correspondence, to spread the word of the new British crimes. •By 1774 an inter-colonial information network united most of the colonies.
  29. 29. Historical Effects •The Patriot cause is gaining supporters. ALL Loyalists lose 10 points. •Samuel Henry prints the letters. He gains 10 points. •Ingmar Elfsborg has developed a more efficient forge. He is able to work faster and produce more. He gains 30 points. •John Calvin Klienschmidt has a sold all of his excess grain to Daniel Marlborough. Both gain 30 points.
  30. 30. In 1773, many more colonists have joined the Patriot cause, but there are still a good number of Loyalists and Neutralists. Colonists who have chosen a side have more to lose OR to gain as tensions rise. 1, 2 = Committee letters are intercepted by the British. All Patriots lose 30 points and the Loyalists gain 30 points. 3,4, = Committee letters are published in many newspapers and help to spread the Patriot point of view. All Patriots gain 30 points and Loyalists lose 30 points. 5 = Smuggler Daniel Marlborough is caught with a mailbag of Committee letters. He loses 30 points. 6 = Horatio Hutchinson intercepts committee letters and turns them into authorities. He gains 30 points.
  31. 31. Boston Tea Party
  32. 32. Basic Fact Questions •What was the name of the tea company? •What act were the Bostonians protesting? •Describe protests to the tea act in either Charles Town, New York, or Philadelphia. •What was the exact date of the Tea Party? •What is it called when one company has the exclusive right to sell a certain product? •How many crates were dumped into the harbor?
  33. 33. Debate The people of Boston should pay for the damages of the Boston Tea Party.
  34. 34. Horatio Hutchinson: Do you agree that the people of Boston should pay for the damages from the Tea Party?
  35. 35. Then give yourself 20 points! For voting in character.
  36. 36. Historical Effects •News of the event spreads throughout the colonies and helps to convert people to the Revolutionary cause. All Revolutionaries gain 20 points. •The Sons of Liberty in Boston earn publicity and respect. Revolutionaries in Boston earn an additional 10 points. • Smuggler Daniel Marlborough helps provide colonists with smuggled Dutch tea. He gains 10 points. • Horatio Hutchinson's ship is one of the victims of the raid. He loses £500,000 worth of tea. Hutchinson loses 100 points!!!
  37. 37. Action Card!
  38. 38. 1 = William Penn Windom is suspected of being a Revolutionary. Loyalists boycott his store. He loses 30 points. 2 = Daniel Hatfield is suspected of being a Loyalist. Revolutionaries boycott his store. He loses 30 points. 3 = Dirk Vandemeter is suspected of being a Revolutionary. Loyalists boycott his store. He loses 30 points. 4 = Ingmar Elfsborg is suspected of being a Loyalist. Revolutionaries boycott his store. He loses 30 points. 5 = Horatio Hutchinson successfully completes an insurance claim on his tea shipment - He gains 50 points. 6 = Dr. James Earl Warren is suspected of being a Revolutionary. Loyalists boycott his store. He loses 30 points.
  39. 39. Hutchinson's Choice Horatio Hutchinson has experienced a huge loss at the hands of the Revolutionaries. He may officially join the Loyalist cause IF each loyalists gives up 25 points.
  40. 40. Did Hutchinson refuse the Loyalists? Your brother, Thomas Hutchinson is appalled by your choice to abandon the crown. He has disowned you, and you’ve lost all your inheritance. You lose 100 points! Alas Horatio, What have you done!
  41. 41. Intolerable Acts •Britain responds to the Tea party with anger! •Boston Harbor is closed! •Massachusetts colonial assembly is canceled! •British General Gage is given control of Massachusetts. •More troops are sent to Boston.
  42. 42. Basic Fact Questions •What is a blockade? •What was a colonial assembly? •What did they call the Intolerable Acts in Britain? •What were three actions of the Intolerable Act?
  43. 43. Historical Effects •The Intolerable Acts punish everyone in the colonies, but are especially hard for Boston and Massachusetts residents. Boston residents lose 30 points. All other Massachusetts residents lose 20 points. All other colonists lose 10 points. •These acts significantly hurt trade. All merchants lose 30 points. •These acts give Loyalists a sense of security. All Loyalists gain 50 points! •Business is great for Smugglers. They gain 30 points!
  44. 44. Revolutionary Choice Many tradesmen have experienced a hardship due to British trade laws. At this point, one tradesperson may officially join the Revolutionary cause IF each Revolutionary gives up 25 points. The Revolutionaries must choose a tradesperson and then the tradesperson must agree.
  45. 45. 1 = Tradesmen who are not in a farm related trade lose lucrative business with neighboring colonies. William Penn Windom, Daniel Hatfield, Samuel Henry, and Marcel Minuet lose 10 points. 2 = Pennsylvania residents are especially equipped to help Massachusetts. They all gain 10 points. 3 = Educated folks organize a network of food and supply shipments to help Boston. Dr. James Earl Warren and Mercy Lewis Pickney gain 10 points. 4 = The Southern colonies aren't as impacted by the Intolerable Acts. All colonists gain 5 points. 5 = The ship carrying the Intolerable Acts sinks on its way to the colonies. Everyone gains 10 points. 6 = Favorable winds brings the ship carrying the Intolerable Acts faster than expected. Everyone loses 10 points.
  46. 46. Individual Random Chance!