Section One: The Stamp Act and The Quartering Act

List four items that were taxed by the English under the Stamp Act:

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What major principle did the Stamp Act violate?

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When was the Stamp Act repealed?

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Under the Quartering Act, what were the colonist required to do?

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When was the Quartering Act enacted?

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Section Two: The Boston Massacre

How long had the British troops been in Boston before the Massacre?

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On what date did the Massacre take place?

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How many men were killed?

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What was the American reaction to the Massacre?

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Section Three: The Boston Tea Party

What Act did the English attempt to enact that lead to the Boston Tea Party?

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What year was this enacted?

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What was the Boston Tea Party and when did it take place?

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Section Four: Intolerable Acts and the First Continental Congress

Name two laws put in place that the colonist found "intolerable"?

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What organization formed as a result of the Intolerable Acts?

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When did the First Continental Congress meet and where?

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Name three colonist who were part of the First Continental Congress:

1_________________________________ 2. ____________________________________

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Section Five: Interpretation

Do you think the Colonists' rebellion against the British was justified? Why or Why not?

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Section Six: Timeline

Create a timeline of the events leading to the American Revolution, using the dates from your answers above. If you need more space you may write on the back of the page.

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