Causes of The American Revolution

Not The BRITS Again!!!!!

Boston Massacre

The Boston Massacre was the killing of five colonists by British regulars on March 5, 1770. It was the culmination of tensions in the American colonies that had been growing since Royal troops first appeared in Massachusetts in October 1768 to enforce the heavy tax burden imposed by the Townshend Acts.

Salutary Neglect Web Quest Questions

http://www.landofthebrave.info/salutary-neglect.htm


1. What is Salutary Neglect?


2. Why were the colonists angered by the British reversing the policy of Salutary Neglect?


3. What acts were introduced by the English after the reversing of the policy of Salutary Neglect that enforced trade between the colonies and England?

Taxation without Representation Video Questions

http://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/stamp-act


1. What were some of the Acts introduced by the British to pay for the French and Indian Wars?


2. How did the colonists react to each of these taxes?


3. What was the much hated acts passed by the British after the Boston Tea Party?

Causes of the American Revolution

By: Rudraksh Joe DasGupta

Period: 03