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First Classroom Notes
Name the two reasons the Crown was motivated to form the colonies.
Mercantilism (economics) & National Security
Guns, tools, furniture and fine clothing were examples of _________ and prevented from being produiced in the colonies.
Laws passed by Parliament defining enumerated & non-enumerated goods.
Navigation Acts of 1660
This type of good under the Navigation act was only to be shipped to England.
Enumerated Goods (delegated goods)
This type of good under the Navigation act was allowed to be sold or shipped elseware.
Colonists were prohibited from _______________ under the Manufaturing Act.
This act made Iron working, hat making, and producing clothing prohibited.
These were cash payments to stimulate desire to increase production in such things as tobacco.
Name the year the Spanish armada sails to England to concur the Isle.
The northern colonies were more focused on ________.
The southern colonies were more focused on ________.
Name the first government established in the colonies.
What was the belief that "by coming to America we will still retain our rights" called.
"Rights of an Englishman"
What is the first written English constitution that states that governments power is not absolute.
1215 Magna Carta
What is the term that is used to describe a law that is not enforced?
What is the dates of the French & Indian war?
(1756 to 1763)
What was dubbed as the first World War?
French & Indian War
Who was the ruler of England in 1760?
First Prime Minister who turned the war around for England 1758 - 1759 is.
Most glorious time for England
1763 - Treaty of Paris
England assignes him to fix the debt problem in England.
George Grenville (1763)
Tariff/duty that was an indirect tax on all imports in 1764
The right of a customs officer to search without judicial aproval.
Writs of Assistance
Law telling settlers that they had to shelter soldiers in the colonies.
Line from Ohio valley down south defining the English settlement.
Proclamation line of 1763
An act requiring all payments to the Crown to be paid in actual currency.
Crown requires that all paper material is taxed. A direct violation of Magna Carta and unites country against England.
1765 - Stamp Act
Parliment says that if you are an Englishman in the colonies then you have representation in Parliament.
A meeting held in NYC to discuss Englands reign over the colonies in 1765.
Stamp Act Congress - October 7 to 25, 1765
A tactic used by the colonies to influence England to change an unfavorable law.
A responce by the Crown to repeal the stamp act
but also stating that Parliament has absolute power over the colonies
Declaration Act 1766