Road to Revolution notes
Road to Revolution notes Hist 2110
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Road to Revolution 1. What are the effects of the French and Indian War? 2. What are British taxation policies and how/why do colonist respond? Conflict –Cold War French & British both wanted Ohio 91754) o “First world war” Guerilla Warfare, British have to adjust British win expensive war Consequences: o *Territory French gave up all N. American territory (Canada, Parts of Miss Valley) Native Am. Becomes the threat Violence between English and Indian settlers Proclamation of 1763 o Prohibited white settlement West of App, Mnts Colonist’s contributions toward not acknowledged Feel being treated a second class citizens Psychological issues o Washington wasn’t able to become a soldier because came from Virginia, not England Slap in the face, looked @ 2 class; inferior General Braddock’s defeat 1775 o America realized British soldiers aren’t invisible, not as intimated Biggest consequence of French & Indian war was DEBT –affects everyone without consent o Tax colonist to pay off war debts: Stamp Act 1765 Tax on paper Colonist mad because taxation w/o Direct tax to raise money Virginia Resolves Colonist are full British citizens (not inferior to NE citizens) Only colonial legislatives can tax colonists –NOT parliament (bold by Pat Henry) o Treason o Says parliament & king have no power o Sons of Liberty Protest stamp act (repeal stamp act b/c nightmare) 1767 Townshend Duties taxes on specific imports non consumption (boycotts) o women & their ideal start to take on symbolic & patriotic meaning o 1768 Brit gov’t sent troops to Garrison, Boston The Boston Massacre 5 dead colonist propaganda builds support for patriot cause, cause people to choose sides. Hewes – becomes a patriot knows someone killed o Serves in patriotic militia After Tea party o Coercive/intolerable Acts Intended to isolate punish Massa. For rebels Closes Boston Harbor Shuts down Massa gov’t (takes away right to rule selves) 1 Continental congress respond to act Lexington of Concord o Mass. Militia Vs. British soldiers o Declaration of Independence Consent of the gov’t King George has become a tyrant Obligation to overthrow gov’t Does not create new gov’t
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