AP US History The American Pageant Chapter 7 – Flashcards

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virtual representation
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every member of parliament represented all their british subjects
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republicanism
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a just society in which all citizens willingly subordinated their private, selfish interests to the common good
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radical whigs
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a group of british politicla commentators, made attacks on the use of patronage and bribes by the king's ministers. they warned citizens to be on guard for possible corruption
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mercantilism
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the colonial economy is carefully controlled to serve the mother country needs
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navigation law of 1650
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states that all goods flowing to the from the colonies could only be transported in biritish vessels. aimed to hurt rival dutch shippers
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navigation laws of 1763
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obtained by grenville, the british navy began enforcing the navigation laws of 1650
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sugar act of 1764
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the first law passed by parliament to raise tax revenue in the colonies for england. it increased the tax on foreign sugan imported from the west indies
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quartering act of 1765
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required certain colonies to provide food and housing to british troops
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stamp act of 1765
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secured by grenville, it imposed a stamp tax on the colonies to raise revenues to support the new military force. this stamp tax mandated the use of stamped paper or the affixing of stamps to be taxed
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stamp act congress of 1765
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met in nyc to draw up a statement of colonial rights and grievances, and beseeched the king. step towards intercolonial unity. repealed in 1766
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nonimportation agreements
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agreements made not to import from british goods (boycott) that were a stride towards unionism
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sons and daughters of liberty
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enforced nonimportation agreements, ie tar and feathering
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declaratory act
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reaffirmed parliaments right to bind the colonies in all cases whatsoever
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townshend acts of 1767
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light import tax on glass, white lead, paper, paint, and tes.
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boston massacre of 1770
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60 townspeople attacked 10 redcoats, redcoats open fired
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samuel adams
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master propagandist and engineer of rebellion. formed the first committee of correspondence in ma in 1772
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committees of correspondence
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created by samuel adams, created by american colonies in order to maintain communication with one another.each colonial legislature appointed a standing committee
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tea act of 1773
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the british east india company was overstocked with unsold tea, so the london government gave the company a full monopoly of the tea to sell in america. americans rejected the tea fearing that is was a trick to pay more taxes
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boston tea party of 1773
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thomas hutchinson, the governor of ma forced the citizens to unload their tea. a band of colonists boarded the ships and dumped the tea
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intolerable acts of 1774
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meant to punish ma, parliament passed laws that restricted colonists rights, town meetings, and stated that officials who killed colonists would be sent to trial in england
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boston port act of 1774
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an intolerable act, it closed the boston harbor until damages were paid and order could be ensured
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quebec act of 1774
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gave catholic french canadians religious freedom and restored the french form of civil law, nullifying many of the western claims by extending the boundaries of the province of quebec to the ohio river
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the first continental congress of 1774
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met in philadelphia to redress colonial grievances over the intolerable acts, not a legislative body, rather a consultative body. drew up the declaration of rights, created the association
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the association
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most important outcome of the first continental congress, it called for a complete boycott of british goods; nonimportation, nonexportation, and nonconsumption
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lexington massacre of 1775
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troops went to lexington to seize provisions of colonial gunpowder and capture samuel adams and john hancock. 8 colonists were shot and killed
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concord
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american resistance from lexington which led to the american revolution
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virtual representation
answer
every member of parliament represented all their british subjects
question
republicanism
answer
a just society in which all citizens willingly subordinated their private, selfish interests to the common good
question
radical whigs
answer
a group of british politicla commentators, made attacks on the use of patronage and bribes by the king's ministers. they warned citizens to be on guard for possible corruption
question
mercantilism
answer
the colonial economy is carefully controlled to serve the mother country needs
question
navigation law of 1650
answer
states that all goods flowing to the from the colonies could only be transported in biritish vessels. aimed to hurt rival dutch shippers
question
navigation laws of 1763
answer
obtained by grenville, the british navy began enforcing the navigation laws of 1650
question
sugar act of 1764
answer
the first law passed by parliament to raise tax revenue in the colonies for england. it increased the tax on foreign sugan imported from the west indies
question
quartering act of 1765
answer
required certain colonies to provide food and housing to british troops
question
stamp act of 1765
answer
secured by grenville, it imposed a stamp tax on the colonies to raise revenues to support the new military force. this stamp tax mandated the use of stamped paper or the affixing of stamps to be taxed
question
stamp act congress of 1765
answer
met in nyc to draw up a statement of colonial rights and grievances, and beseeched the king. step towards intercolonial unity. repealed in 1766
question
nonimportation agreements
answer
agreements made not to import from british goods (boycott) that were a stride towards unionism
question
sons and daughters of liberty
answer
enforced nonimportation agreements, ie tar and feathering
question
declaratory act
answer
reaffirmed parliaments right to bind the colonies in all cases whatsoever
question
townshend acts of 1767
answer
light import tax on glass, white lead, paper, paint, and tes.
question
boston massacre of 1770
answer
60 townspeople attacked 10 redcoats, redcoats open fired
question
samuel adams
answer
master propagandist and engineer of rebellion. formed the first committee of correspondence in ma in 1772
question
committees of correspondence
answer
created by samuel adams, created by american colonies in order to maintain communication with one another.each colonial legislature appointed a standing committee
question
tea act of 1773
answer
the british east india company was overstocked with unsold tea, so the london government gave the company a full monopoly of the tea to sell in america. americans rejected the tea fearing that is was a trick to pay more taxes
question
boston tea party of 1773
answer
thomas hutchinson, the governor of ma forced the citizens to unload their tea. a band of colonists boarded the ships and dumped the tea
question
intolerable acts of 1774
answer
meant to punish ma, parliament passed laws that restricted colonists rights, town meetings, and stated that officials who killed colonists would be sent to trial in england
question
boston port act of 1774
answer
an intolerable act, it closed the boston harbor until damages were paid and order could be ensured
question
quebec act of 1774
answer
gave catholic french canadians religious freedom and restored the french form of civil law, nullifying many of the western claims by extending the boundaries of the province of quebec to the ohio river
question
the first continental congress of 1774
answer
met in philadelphia to redress colonial grievances over the intolerable acts, not a legislative body, rather a consultative body. drew up the declaration of rights, created the association
question
the association
answer
most important outcome of the first continental congress, it called for a complete boycott of british goods; nonimportation, nonexportation, and nonconsumption
question
lexington massacre of 1775
answer
troops went to lexington to seize provisions of colonial gunpowder and capture samuel adams and john hancock. 8 colonists were shot and killed
question
concord
answer
american resistance from lexington which led to the american revolution
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