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Ourtline note format for Chapter 7

Outline Note format Ch 7

Organize your notes from your reading in the text and the readings book around the following format. These are due Tuesday.

I. Why did mercantilism cause colonial dissatisfaction with British policies?
—A. Explanation of mercantilism
—B. Benefits/ disadvantages to the mother country
—C. Benefits/disadvantages to colonies
—D. How did it help unify the colonies
—E. What finally caused the British to attempt to strictly enforce mercantilist policies?
II. What were the various schemes used by the British to raise revenue?
—A, B, C, D, etc—various taxes and their intents, whether they were repealed….
—F. What was the purpose of the Quartering Act, and how did colonists respond? Why?
—G. Declaratory Act
III. How did colonists react to each specific tax? How did the rebellion grow?
—A. Massacre
—B. Tea Party
—C. Committees of Correspondence
—D. Stamp Act Congress
—E. Boycotts
—F. Riots
—G. Shots fired, Dec of Causes of Taking Up Arms
—H. Declaring independence
IV. Compare the various advantages and disadvantages of each potential side as the Revolution became more likely.