History Test - October 15, 2015

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Question Answer
Sugar ActEconomical.
Designed to eliminate the illegal sugar trade between the colonies and the French and Spanish West Indies.
Ended up damaging the market for sugar grown in the colonies.
Stamp ActEconomical/Political.
Imposed a direct tax on paper and other printed documents, affecting a lot of colonists.
Colonists protested because it was a case of "no taxation without representation."
Raised tax money without the consent of the colonists.
Stamp Act Congress was the first unified government for the colonists.
Dangerous moment in the relationship between the colonies and the British government.
Declaratory ActPolitical.
Passed after the Stamp Act was repealed.
Colonists were allowed to be taxed anywhere at any time.
Quartering ActPolitical.
Colonists were to provide quarters and supplies involuntarily for British troops in America.
Townshend ActsEconomical.
A tax that the British Parliament placed on leads, glass, paint and tea.
Tea ActEconomical/Political.
The East India Company had the right to export its tea to the colonies without paying the navigation taxes.
Intolerable ActsEconomical/Political.
Passed in response to the Boston Tea Party.
Parliament closed the port of Boston until Boston paid off the damages (one million dollars) for the Boston Port Tax.
More royal officers were added on duty and needed to be treated under the Quartering Act.
ReactionsSons and Daughters of Liberty.
Merchants in New York, Boston and Philadelphia boycott products.
Committees of CorrespondenceOrganized public opinion of the colonies against the British government.
Established the idea of all the colonies wanting independence and to break free from England.
Thirteen colonies could be one nation.