Declaration of Independence: Student Worksheet Answer the following questions using the Declaration of Independence



Download 113 Kb.
Page7/9
Date20.01.2021
Size113 Kb.
1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9
EVENT

YEAR

WHAT HAPPENED?

REACTION

Boston Tea

Party


1773

  • Colonists tossed tea into Boston Harbor as a protest of the Tea Act.

  • British were angry and demanded payment for the tea.

  • British passed new laws.

  • British blockaded Boston Harbor.

Intolerable Acts

1774

  • The British passed four new laws as punishment for the Boston Tea Party.

  • The British closed Boston Harbor until colonists paid for the money lost when the tea was dumped in the harbor.

  • New Quartering Act passed.

  • Colonists decided to meet to protest: First Continental Congress.

  • Some colonists got weapons.

First Continental Congress

1774

  • Representatives from all colonies except Georgia met in Philadelphia.

  • They wrote Declaration of Rights.

  • They planned a boycott of British goods.

  • Britain sent more soldiers to the colonies.

  • Britain decided to arrest some colonial leaders.

Battles of Lexington and Concord

1775

  • The colonists stored gunpowder at Concord, Massachusetts and the British decided to get it.

  • British and colonial soldiers met at Lexington for a battle.

  • Another battle occurred at Concord.

  • The Revolutionary War officially began.





Share with your friends:
1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9




The database is protected by copyright ©essaydocs.org 2020
send message

    Main page