The Proclamation of _____ created and imaginary line along the crest of the Appalachian Mountains
After the _________&__________ War, the colonists started to settle in the Ohio Valley
Extra British troops were sent to the colonies to enforce the _________
This man ignored the proclamation, and lived as a wilder building cabins in the woods west of the line, hiding from British troops
Colonists were not allowed to settle _______ of the imaginary line along the Appalachian Mountains
People who claimed land west of the imaginary line had to _______ their claims to the land
Colonists were ________ about having to give up their land to the proclamation
Many __________ the proclamation and chose to go west of the line, anyways
The Quartering Act of 1765 required colonists to house British ________ in barracks, stables, taverns, empty buildings, etc
If the troops ran out of space in the buildings, then they would have to be housed in large _______ areas, living in tents
Quartering Act also required colonists to provide British soldiers with firewood, salt, and _____
Colonists had to ____ for everything with their own money, Britain did not help to cover any expenses
The colonists were outraged that their government wouldn't pay them back, and they were losing money _____
In the Navigation and Trade Acts, Britain restricted trade to only her and her _______
Britain permitted their officers to use _____ of assistance to check cargo for smuggled goods
British merchants _________ goods, as long as they were able to hide them from writs of assistance
Britain was in debt from the recent war with _______
Taxes on British and __________ citizens rose, but they were still lower for the colonies
This Act placed a tax on molasses, but it was lower than the tax on it before
The Sugar Act severely effected the ___________________
This Act placed a tax on; legal documents, wills, diplomas, marriage papers, newspapers, almanacs, playing cards, dice, etc
A special stamp was required on each item as 'proof of ____'
Stamp Act taxes had been used in Britain and other __________ before, just never the colonies
Colonists protested the Stamp Act by throwing rocks, __________ and feathering, and destroying houses of people who collected the tax, also screaming a rant, creating petitions, boycotting British goods
As a result of the boycott, trade fell 14%, and merchants almost went out of business
Parliament repealed the Stamp Act in ________
The Townshend Acts were _______ after the man who proposed the tax
These Acts placed a tax on glass, paper, paint, lead, tea, etc
Protests of these acts ________ the colonies, causing a leader to rise up in each colony, helping to spur opposition
They formed the Sons of Liberty & the Daughters of Liberty, organized groups to _________ the acts
Occurred on March 5, 1770
This silversmith created the now famous engraving of the "Bloody Massacre"
Crowds were insulting, throwing objects at British soldiers, growing larger and rowdier, to the point where the British fired, and _____ men died
Townshend Acts were __________ on the same day the Boston Massacre occurred
The tax on _____ was kept, even after the Acts were repealed
___________________ Trading Company supplied the colonies with tea
Colonists would boycott the tea, due to the tax, causing it to pile up in ____________
The company would ______ the tea directly to the colonists so it would not have to go through the merchants at such a high price
Colonies were angry about having merchants ______ of the tea trade, others were angry about how Britain was taking away free enterprise
Colonists boycotted British tea- they either made their own or had ______
Men disguised as Indians raided the Boston Harbor and dumped 342 chests of tea overboard
The Boston Tea Party had cost Britain _______ of dollars

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