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Causes of the AR

What caused the Stamp Act to occur? The British started putting taxes on everything that was paper.
What did the Stamp Act tax? Legal docs, licenses, newspapers, pamphlets, playing cards.
What were the Sons of Liberty? A secret group who thought of ways to oppose British laws and even used violence to intimidate factors.
What did they colonists boycott in the Stamp Act? They boycotted paper products such as stamps.
What year did the Stamp Act occur? 1765
What did the Townshend Act tax? Glass, paper, paint, tea, and lead.
When did the Townshend Act occur? 1767
What did the Writs of Assistance allow in the Townshend Acts? Allowed tax collectors search for smuggled goods. Blank search warrant.
What happened in 1768 because of the Writs of Assistance? John Hancock was seized by the British, on suspicion of smuggling. In response the Governor of Massachusetts closed the legislature and brought in British troops to restore order in 1768.
What ended the Townshend Acts? The Townshend Act was not ended until after the Boston Massacre to ease the tension between the colonies, and the British.
When did the Boston Massacre occur? March 5, 1770
Why did the Boston Massacre occur? A British Soldier and a Colonist Whig Apprentice get into a argument.
What was the name Paul Revere came up with before the Boston Massacre was named this? The Bloody Massacre on King Street
Who owned the Ship Liberty? John Hancock
The Townshend Acts were not repealed until? After the Boston Massacre to ease tension between the colonists and the British
What happened after the two got into an argument? A group of colonists joined the argument.
What happened after the group of Colonists joined? A group of British Soldiers joined the argument.
What did the colonists start to throw at the British Soldiers. They started throwing snowballs, sticks and stones.
Who fired into the crowd and killed five people? The British Soldiers
What happened when the soldiers were being put on trial? Two soldiers were found guilty of manslaughter and one officer was found innocent.
Created by: 19GinierSommer