Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know (0)
Remaining cards (0)
Know (0)
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

It's all an Act

Causes of the American Revolution

TermDefinition
1763- French and Indian War During the war,parliament decided that neglecting the colonies was unwise policy. The British emerged from this war with a giant national debt.
Proclamation of 1763 Parliament prohibited American settlers from moving west of the Appalachians.
1764- Sugar act Parliament Taxes sugar. Before this, only the colonial legislatures had power to raise taxes.From then on, violators were taken to England tried in Vice-Admiralty courts. This denied them to the right trial by a jury of their peers.
1764-currency Act Parliament prohibits the colonies from printing their own paper money. Before this, the colonial legislatures had the right to print money.
1765-Quartering Act Parliament orders the colonial legislatures to feed and house the British troops. The Americans came to regard the British soldiers as an occupation Army. In 1767,when New York ignored the law, parliament suspended the colonial legislatures.
1765- Stamp Act Parliament taxed legal documents,licences and diplomas,almanacs and news papers.The Americans believed only their colonial legislatures could raise Taxes.There was massive resistance.
Sons of liberty In Boston, Sam Adams founded this group to protest the stamp act.
Stamp Act Congress The 13 colonies met to protest the stamp act. The most effective protest was an economic boycott of all British goods.
1766-Declaratory Act Parliament repealed the Stamp Act. Parliament had the right to make laws for the colonies 'in all cases what so ever'. Parliament regarded the colonial legislatures as irrelevant.
1767-Townshend Acts Parliament taxed everyday necessities-class,paper,lead,paint.
1770-Boston Massacre To enforce the Townshend Acts , Parliament sent British troops to Boston. The redcoats and sons of liberty clashed , killing five Americans.
1773 Boston Tea Party The sons of liberty,disguised as Indians,dumped the tea in Boston harbor.
1774-Intolerable Acts The British closed Boston harbor, banned town meetings and closed the courts.
1774 The Quebec Act Quebec was extended to the region west of the Appalachian Mountains.This meant American colonists could never move west of the Appalachians.
House of Burgesses The royal governor of Virginia dissolved the colonial legislature.
First Continental Congress Met in Philadelphia,Sent letter to king . Promised obedience ,Petition king to recognize colonists rights as English citizens.
Created by: aa12031001
 

 



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then tap the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, tap the green Know box. Otherwise, tap the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, tap "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just tap on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards