Townshend Act - Quartering Act PowerPoint and Graphic Organizer

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Townshend Act. Quartering Act.

Key words include:
- Townshend Acts of 1767
- Writs of Assistance
- Non-importation agreements
- Sons of Liberty
- Quartering Act of 1765

This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- What goods were taxed under the Townshend Act.
- Colonists’ reaction and what was behind their anger.
- What a writ of assistance was and why colonists felt it violated their British rights.
- Examining the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and its relationship to the writs of assistance.
- The signing of Nonimportation Agreements and what colonists hoped to accomplish with their use.
- The Sons and Daughters of Liberty and their role as patriots.
- Quartering Act and what it meant for colonists.
- Examining the Third Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and its relationship to the Quartering Act.

Overarching Question (Thinking Focus Question):
- What is the relationship between the writs of assistance and the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution?

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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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Total Pages
32 slide PowerPoint presentation, 3-page graphic organizer
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Teaching Duration
55 Minutes

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