The Colonial Gazette

1763-1775


Targets:

1. HOW DID OUR COMMON NATIONAL IDENTITY AND IMPROVEMENT IN TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATION MAKE EVENTUAL REVOLUTION POSSIBLE?

I. Factors That Combine To Make Revolution Possible

2. EXPLAIN WHY THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR PLAYED A KEY ROLE IN TURNING THE BRITISH AND COLONISTS INTO ENEMIES.

II. British Reconsiders The Policy Of Salutary Neglect
III. British Looks For Ways To Raise and Save Revenue

3. IN WHAT WAY DID THE POLITICAL ACTIONS OF THE SONS OF LIBERTY, COMMITTEE OF CORRESPONDENCE AND OTHERS HELP THEM TO ACHIEVE THEIR GOALS?

IV. The Colonial Resistance Is Both Peaceful and Violent
V. Continental Congress Makes Attempts and Peace and Prepare For War


TABLE OF CONTENTS:

I. Factors That Combine To Make Revolution Possible
Revolution Is In The Air - What Can We Expect? Page 1
Salutary Neglect- 150 Years of Doing Our Own Thing and Having Self Government Page 2
The English Bill of Rights 1689- "I Thought We Were Englishmen?" Page 3
Is The Magna Carta Limited Government Best? Page 4
Government Is Suppose to Protect Us! John Locke Would Turn Over In His Grave! Page 5
Baron De Montesquieu- Let's Separate Those Powers Page 6
The American Dream Is Worth Fighting For? (Social Mobility) Page 7
The Great Awakening- Belief in God Unifies the Colonies Page 8
Newspapers Spread Information and Misinformation (Propaganda) Page 9
Colonial Postal Service- Post Riders Spreading News and Uniting the Colonies Page 10

II. British Reconsiders The Policy Of Salutary Neglect

What happened to self rule- This isn't fair! The Navigation Acts were one thing- But this is ridiculous! Page 11

Attempted Albany Plan to Bring Unity, Colonies Not Quite Ready Yet Page 12
British Defeat the French and Indians! Page 13
The British Struggle With Many Problems That Come With A Continent and Look To The Colonists For (tax) Revenue and Cost Savings Page14
Pontiac's Rebellion Proves To Be A Violent Reminder That We Unfortunately Aren't Alone On the Continent Page 15

III. British Look For Ways To Raise And Save Revenue
Proclamation Line of 1763 Page 16
Quartering Act 1764 Page 17
Writs of Assistance Page 18
Sugar Act 1764 Page 19
Tea Act Page 20
Townshend Acts Page 21
Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts) Page 22
Stamp Act Page 45

IV. The Colonial Resistance Is Both Peaceful And Violent
Committees of Correspondence Page 23
Sons of Liberty Page 24
Daughters of Liberty Page 25
Boston Massacre Page 26
Boston Tea Party Page 27
Tar and Feathering Page 28
Civil Disobedience and Vandalism Page 29
Smuggling Goods Page 31
Boycotts, Putting Pressure On The King Page 32
Join Or Die! Page 33
Boston's Non-Importation Agreement Page 34

V. Continental Congress Makes Attempts At Peace And Prepares For War
First Continental Congress- Bold Response to Boston Tea Party and Intolerable Acts! Page 35
Organize Colonial Militia and Minutemen volunteer Page 36
"Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" Patrick Henry Calls For War Page 37
Paul Revere doesn't single-handedly save the Sons of Liberty Page 42
Battle of Lexington and Concord Page 44
Second Continental Congress Page 38
Appointed George Washington Commander of Continental Army Page 39
Thomas Paine lays out some "Common Sense" for American colonists worried about war Page 40
Olive Branch Petition Page 41
Battle of Bunker Hill Page 43