Sugar Act. Stamp Act.
Key words include:
- Prime Minister
- Sugar Act of 1764
- Stamp Act of 1765
- George Grenville
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Why the Sugar Act was passed and what exactly it taxed.
- Colonists’ reaction to the Sugar Act (boycott, smuggling).
- Why the Stamp Act was passed and what exactly it taxed.
- Colonists’ reaction to the Stamp Act (anger, boycott, burning stamped paper)
- What “No taxation without representation” means.
- The significance of the Stamp Act Congress.
- Reasons why Parliament repealed the Stamp Act.
- A political cartoon depicting the “funeral” of the Stamp Act.
Overarching Question (Thinking Focus Question):
- How did the Stamp Act unite the colonists?
**CAN BE ALTERED!** This is lesson 6 of Road to Revolution Unit. It comes with an engaging and visually appealing 26-slide PowerPoint presentation with easy to understand content illustrated with charts and pictures. This PowerPoint lesson is accompanied by a three-page graphic organizer - answer key included!
Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Conflict in the Ohio River Valley
Lesson 2: Fort Necessity
Lesson 3: Albany Plan of Union (Congress)
Lesson 4: French and Indian War
Lesson 5: Proclamation Act of 1763
Lesson 6: Sugar Act and Stamp Act
Lesson 7: Townshend Act and Quartering Act
Lesson 8: The Boston Massacre
Lesson 9: The Boston Tea Party
Lesson 10: Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts)
Lesson 11: Lexington and Concord
UNIT: Road to Revolution
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