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Tightening the Screws: Outbreak of the American Revolution

Spiro Bolos
October 31, 2022

Tightening the Screws: Outbreak of the American Revolution

Outbreak of the American Revolution. Britain's post-war problems and program, Colonial resistance and British concessions, Sons of Liberty, Lexington and Concord

Spiro Bolos

October 31, 2022
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  1. “Tightening the Screws” OUTBREAK OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

  2. “Tightening the Screws” OUTBREAK OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

  3. 1. Britain’s post-war problems 2. Britain’s post-war program 3. Resistance

    and Retreat 4. Britain’s “nasty plot” 5. Concord and Lexington
  4. Schoolhouse ROCK “No More Kings”

  5. Schoolhouse ROCK “No More Kings”

  6. 1754-63

  7. French & Indian War 1754 - 1763

  8. 1754-63

  9. None
  10. BRITAIN’S POST-WAR PROBLEMS

  11. BRITAIN’S POST-WAR PROBLEMS

  12. defense

  13. None
  14. Colonial wartime defense?

  15. Colonial wartime defense? meh

  16. “peace force” £ 200,000 / year

  17. deficit spending

  18. 20%

  19. 1-2 %

  20. BRITAIN’S POST-WAR PROGRAM

  21. 7500 soldiers

  22. 1/2 ~500 1/4 1/4

  23. Parliamentary Taxation

  24. SUGAR ACT (1764) £ 20,000

  25. SUGAR ACT (1764) £ 20,000

  26. STAMP ACT (1765) £ 60,000

  27. STAMP ACT (1765) £ 60,000

  28. TOWNSHEND DUTIES (1767) £ 40,000

  29. TOWNSHEND DUTIES (1767) £ 40,000

  30. TOWNSHEND DUTIES (1767) £ 40,000

  31. TOWNSHEND DUTIES (1767) £ 40,000

  32. None
  33. RESISTANCE AND RETREAT

  34. None
  35. Parliamentary Taxation WITHOUT REPRESENTATION

  36. “Virtual” Representation

  37. None
  38. None
  39. BOYCOTT

  40. None
  41. Sons of Liberty SoL

  42. None
  43. None
  44. None
  45. Result?

  46. concessions…

  47. repeal Stamp Act (1766)

  48. lowered duty on molasses (1766)

  49. repeal Townshend Duties (1770)

  50. except

  51. except

  52. BRITAIN’S “NASTY PLOT”

  53. Boston “Massacre” 1770

  54. None
  55. Tea Act 1773

  56. £

  57. £ ££

  58. £ ££ £££

  59. East India Company

  60. £

  61. £ ££

  62. None
  63. SoL

  64. SoL

  65. None
  66. Britain’s response

  67. Gen. Thomas Gage

  68. Coercive Acts “Intolerable” or “Repressive” Acts

  69. Gage’s decision

  70. CONCORD AND LEXINGTON

  71. Gage’s decision

  72. None
  73. Gage’s decision

  74. “Lay down your arms, you damned rebels...”

  75. “Lay down your arms, you damned rebels...”

  76. None
  77. “…[T]he Shot Heard Round the World!” April 19, 1775

  78. None