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Events Leading to AR

Taxes/Acts 8-2.2

Why did the British begin taxing the colonists? To pay debt from French and Indian War
Which Act was put in place to stop illegal trading with the French? Sugar Act
Which Act put a tax on paper products including newspapers, documents and playing cards? Stamp Act
What was the colonists response to the Acts/Taxes put in place by the British? Boycotts and Protests
Who led many of the colonists boycotts/protests? Sons of Liberty
What word means to take away the taxes? Repeal
Which Act put a tax of tea, paint, led, etc? Townshend Act
The Tea Act was put in place to make colonists by tea from who? East India Tea Company
What was the colonists' response to the Tea Act? Boston Tea Party
What Acts were put in place as a response to the Boston Tea Party? Intolerable Acts
What did colonists form to discuss the Intolerable Acts? First Continental Congress
What battle(s) took place that was the unofficial start to the American Revolution? Lexington/Concord
What major decision was made at the meeting of the 2nd Continental Congress? Declaration of Independence
Created by: eowen8