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					Events on the road to the American Revolution
         with Quiz to Follow

                            French and
                            Indian War

            British                           Boston
            Taxes                            Massacre




                            American
                            Revolution
        Boston                                  Proclamation
         Tea                                         of
         Party                                     1763



                     First
                                    Lexington and
                  Continental
                                      Concord
                   Congress
   What country was driven out of Canada and their territories
   west of the Appalachian Mountains after losing
   the French and Indian War?

BEFORE French and Indian War      AFTER French and Indian War
       ANSWER!

       France       (Hint: French territory represented in blue)

BEFORE French and Indian War        AFTER French and Indian War
         What country won the French and Indian War but
         was left with a big war debt?

BEFORE French and Indian War     AFTER French and Indian War
       ANSWER!

       England      (Hint: English territory represented in green)

BEFORE French and Indian War         AFTER French and Indian War
According to the diagram, what are 2 actions the
English take as a result of the French and Indian War?


           French and Indian
                 War


 French Lose               English Win,
North American             but left with
    territory               war debt


              Proclamation                 New Taxes
                 of 1763              (tea, sugar, Stamp Act)
ANSWER!

Issue the Proclamation of 1763 and pass New Taxes


          French and Indian
                War


 French Lose             English Win,
North American           but left with
    territory             war debt


            Proclamation                 New Taxes
               of 1763             (tea, sugar, Stamp Act)
The British
Proclamation of 1763
prohibited settlement
west of what mountain
chain?
ANSWER!

Appalachian
Mountains
Why did the
British prohibit
settlement west
of the Appalachian
Mountains?
ANSWER!

It was too costly
for the British to
protect

(Remember: British are
still trying to pay for the
French and Indian War)
What was the result
of the
Proclamation of 1763?
ANSWER!

Colonists are Angry
because the King
limited their freedom
of movement.
What did the British “Stamp Act” tax?
ANSWER!

Legal Documents in the colonies

(Notice the “stamps” below that were required on
paper products such as marriage licenses)
Why did the British tax the colonists?
ANSWER!

To help pay off debt incurred during the
French and Indian War

(Show me the money!: See “one penny,”
“Half Penny,” “Shillings” printed on the stamps below)
What was the result of the Stamp Act?
ANSWER!

Colonists are Angry because they are being taxed without representation
in the British Parliament

(Hint: artifacts below demonstrate colonial protest to the Stamp Act,
including “tar and feathering” the tax man)
According to this
engraving by
Paul Revere, who was
to blame for the
Boston Massacre?
ANSWER!

British “Redcoats”

(Look closely: It is
the British who fire
into the crowd of
demonstrators)
What is the result of
the Boston Massacre?
ANSWER!

Colonists are Angry
because British troops
killed innocent civilians
What British tax are colonists protesting in this painting?
ANSWER!

Tea (Hint: The painting represents the Boston Tea Party)
What was a religious movement that swept through
both Europe and the colonies during the mid-1700s
and laid one of the social foundations
of the American Revolution?
ANSWER!

Great Awakening
What evangelical religions were formed during the
Great Awakening to challenge the established
religious and governmental order?
ANSWER!

Methodists, Baptists
Why was the
First Continental Congress
important as an event
on the road to Revolution?
ANSWER!

It was the first time
most of the colonies
acted together to discuss
how to deal with the British
What was the only
colony NOT
represented at the
First Continental Congress?
ANSWER!

Georgia
Where did the 1st skirmish between
colonists and British troops take place?
ANSWER!

Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts
What was the name of the colonial
militia who fought against the British in
the American Revolution?
ANSWER!

“Minutemen”

(Hint: they were said to be ready at a “minute” notice)
         Road to the American Revolution: Quiz

What country was driven out of Canada and
their territories west of the Appalachian
mountains after the French and Indian War?
What did the British do as a result of the
French and Indian War?

The Proclamation of 1763 prohibited
settlement west of what region?

What did the “Stamp Act” tax?

How did colonists react to
new British taxes?

Who did the colonists blame for the Boston
Massacre?
         Road to the American Revolution: Quiz

What country was driven out of Canada and    France
their territories west of the Appalachian
mountains after the French and Indian War?
What did the British do as a result of the
French and Indian War?

The Proclamation of 1763 prohibited
settlement west of what region?

What did the “Stamp Act” tax?

How did colonists react to
new British taxes?

Who did the colonists blame for the Boston
Massacre?
         Road to the American Revolution: Quiz

What country was driven out of Canada and    France
their territories west of the Appalachian
mountains after the French and Indian War?
What did the British do as a result of the   Proclamation of 1763
French and Indian War?                       restricting settlement
                                             and taxes to pay off debt
The Proclamation of 1763 prohibited
settlement west of what region?

What did the “Stamp Act” tax?

How did colonists react to
new British taxes?

Who did the colonists blame for the Boston
Massacre?
         Road to the American Revolution: Quiz

What country was driven out of Canada and    France
their territories west of the Appalachian
mountains after the French and Indian War?
What did the British do as a result of the   Proclamation of 1763
French and Indian War?                       restricting settlement
                                             and taxes to pay off debt
The Proclamation of 1763 prohibited          Appalachian Mountains
settlement west of what region?

What did the “Stamp Act” tax?

How did colonists react to
new British taxes?

Who did the colonists blame for the Boston
Massacre?
         Road to the American Revolution: Quiz

What country was driven out of Canada and    France
their territories west of the Appalachian
mountains after the French and Indian War?
What did the British do as a result of the   Proclamation of 1763
French and Indian War?                       restricting settlement
                                             and taxes to pay off debt
The Proclamation of 1763 prohibited          Appalachian Mountains
settlement west of what region?

What did the “Stamp Act” tax?                Legal Documents
How did colonists react to
new British taxes?

Who did the colonists blame for the Boston
Massacre?
         Road to the American Revolution: Quiz

What country was driven out of Canada and    France
their territories west of the Appalachian
mountains after the French and Indian War?
What did the British do as a result of the   Proclamation of 1763
French and Indian War?                       restricting settlement
                                             and taxes to pay off debt
The Proclamation of 1763 prohibited          Appalachian Mountains
settlement west of what region?

What did the “Stamp Act” tax?                Legal Documents
How did colonists react to                   Anger (protests leading to
new British taxes?                           Revolution)

Who did the colonists blame for the Boston
Massacre?
         Road to the American Revolution: Quiz

What country was driven out of Canada and    France
their territories west of the Appalachian
mountains after the French and Indian War?
What did the British do as a result of the   Proclamation of 1763
French and Indian War?                       restricting settlement
                                             and taxes to pay off debt
The Proclamation of 1763 prohibited          Appalachian Mountains
settlement west of what region?

What did the “Stamp Act” tax?                Legal Documents
How did colonists react to                   Anger (protests leading to
new British taxes?                           Revolution)

Who did the colonists blame for the Boston   British “Redcoats”
Massacre?
        Road to the American Revolution: Quiz

What event was staged as a protest to the
British tax on tea?
Where was the 1st time the colonists acted
together?

What was the only colony not represented at
the above 1st Continental Congress?

Where were the first skirmishes of the
American Revolution?
        Road to the American Revolution: Quiz

What event was staged as a protest to the     Boston Tea Party
British tax on tea?
Where was the 1st time the colonists acted
together?

What was the only colony not represented at
the above 1st Continental Congress?

Where were the first skirmishes of the
American Revolution?
        Road to the American Revolution: Quiz

What event was staged as a protest to the     Boston Tea Party
British tax on tea?
Where was the 1st time the colonists acted    1st Continental Congress
together?

What was the only colony not represented at
the above 1st Continental Congress?

Where were the first skirmishes of the
American Revolution?
        Road to the American Revolution: Quiz

What event was staged as a protest to the     Boston Tea Party
British tax on tea?
Where was the 1st time the colonists acted    1st Continental Congress
together?

What was the only colony not represented at   Georgia
the above 1st Continental Congress?

Where were the first skirmishes of the
American Revolution?
        Road to the American Revolution: Quiz

What event was staged as a protest to the     Boston Tea Party
British tax on tea?
Where was the 1st time the colonists acted    1st Continental Congress
together?

What was the only colony not represented at   Georgia
the above 1st Continental Congress?

Where were the first skirmishes of the        Lexington and Concord,
American Revolution?                          Massachusetts

Who were the colonial militiamen who fought
the British at Lexington and Concord?
         Road to the American Revolution: Quiz
What event was staged as a protest to the         Boston Tea Party
British tax on tea?
Where was the 1st time the colonists acted        1st Continental Congress
together?

What was the only colony not represented at       Georgia
the above 1st Continental Congress?

Where were the first skirmishes of the            Lexington and Concord,
American Revolution?                              Massachusetts

Who were the colonial militiamen who fought       “Minutemen”
the British at Lexington and Concord?

What was a religious movement that swept
through the colonies and laid one of the social
foundations for the American Revolution?
        Road to the American Revolution: Quiz
What event was staged as a protest to the     Boston Tea Party
British tax on tea?
Where was the 1st time the colonists acted    1st Continental Congress
together?

What was the only colony not represented at   Georgia
the above 1st Continental Congress?

Where were the first skirmishes of the        Lexington and Concord,
American Revolution?                          Massachusetts

Who were the colonial militiamen who fought   “Minutemen”
the British at Lexington and Concord?

What was a religious movement that swept        “Great Awakening”
through the colonies and laid one of the social
foundations for the American Revolution?

				
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