By: Ms. Susan M. Pojer
Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY
Providence, RI coast
Purpose warn neighboring colonies about incidents with Br. broaden the resistance movement.
British East India Co.:
Monopoly on Br. tea imports.
Many members of Parl. held shares.
Permitted the Co. to sell tea directly to cols. without col. middlemen (cheaper tea!)
North expected the cols. to eagerly choose the cheaper tea.
1. Port Bill
2. Government Act
4. Administration of Justice Act
3. New Quartering Act
The Quebec Act (1774)
55 delegates from 12 colonies
Agenda How to respond to the Coercive Acts & the Quebec Act?
1 vote per colony represented.
The British Are Coming . . .
Paul Revere & William Dawes make their midnight ride to warn the Minutemen of approaching British soldiers.
The Shot Heard ’Round the World!
Lexington & Concord – April 18,1775
Olive Branch Petition