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  1. Revolutionary Acts Chapter 6.1 Tighter British Control

  2. When the addition of the school is finished, you will not be moving into it, but will stay here with no air conditioning or heat • Unfortunately, there will now be 5 people to a locker • For every item that contains sugar (cookie, soda pop…) you must pay Miss Hansen $1 • For every piece of paper in your backpack right now you must pay Miss Hansen $.50 • For every electronic device you have you must pay Miss Hansen $50 • If you protest you will lose all of your participation points for this week • You all will eat lunch in the cafeteria in silence New Rules

  3. -Colonists could not settle west of Appalachian Mountains -When the addition of the school is finished, you will not be moving into it, but will stay here with no air conditioning or heat -Cause: French and Indian War, but more importantly Pontiac’s Rebellion -Effect: Angered the colonists, many of them ignored it anyway, King George sends troops Proclamation of 1763

  4. Unfortunately, there will now be 5 people to a locker Colonists must house and provide supplies for troops Cause: colonists ignored the Proclamation of 1763, troops sent to enforce proclamation Effect: saves British money, angers the colonists even more, the eventual Townshend Acts Quartering Act

  5. Revolutionary War - $101 million • War of 1812 - $90 million • Mexican War - $71 million • Civil War: Union - $3,183,000 • Civil War: Confederacy – $1,000,000 • Spanish-American War – $283 million • WWI - $20 billion • WWII - $296 billion • Korea - $30 billion • Vietnam - $111 billion • Persian Gulf - $61 billion • Iraq - $715 billion • Afghanistan/Other - $297 billion • Total Post-9/11 – Iraq, Afghanistan/other - $1, 046,000,000 War is Expensive

  6. The French and Indian War cost Britain 40 million pounds, which is $63,564,000 • They had to figure out how to pay off the war • The colonists were their answer French and Indian War

  7. For every item that contains sugar (cookie, soda pop…) you must pay Miss Hansen $1 Tax on sugar, molasses, and other products shipped to colonies Cause: to pay off the French and Indian War Effect: strict enforcement, harsh punishment for smugglers, angered colonists “TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION” The Sugar Act

  8. All legal and commercial docs must have official stamp saying tax was paid For every piece of paper in your backpack right now you must pay Miss Hansen $.50 • Cause: to pay off the French and Indian War • Effect: effected everyone in colonies, not just merchants, led to protests and boycotts, as well as the Stamp Act Congress (first assembly to act together in protest in colonies), Sons of Liberty emerge, customs official tarred and feathered, many quit Stamp Act (1765)

  9. If you protest you will lose all of your participation points for this week Parliament’s authority and laws were binding in the colonies Cause: boycotts were hurting British trade, repealed (canceled) the Stamp Act Effect: Britain declares that IT has complete control of the colonies, colonists angry Declaratory Act 1766

  10. Suspended NY’s assembly until agreed to pay to house troops, placed taxes on goods You all will eat lunch in the cafeteria in silence • Cause: colonists refuse to house troops • Effect: because taxes were to be paid before arrival of good a lot of smuggling occurred, which let to writs of assistance (searching of houses), protests immediately break out, pressure from Sons/Daughters of Liberty, riots begin when British try to seize American ship Liberty, 1,000 more redcoats arrive taking jobs from the colonists Townshend Acts