HIST 1310 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Thomas Gage, Prisoners Of War In The American Revolutionary War, Intolerable Acts

34 views20 pages
25 Jun 2019
Department
Course
Professor

Document Summary

On the eve of revolution: british dispatched general thomas gage to the new england seaport in response to the. Boston tea party: ordered periodic raids on towns where guns and gunpowder were stockpiled hoping to impose law and order by seizing them, massachusetts delegates published the suffolk resolves which officially rejected the. Commander in chief of the continental army: used fort ticonderoga cannons to force the evacuation of the british from boston. The british could not return fire on the colonial positions because they could not elevate their cannons. Congress: lord dunmore (royal governor of virginia, raised loyalist forces to combat the rebel colonists and also tried to use the large slave population to put down the rebellion, issued the dunmore"s proclamation. Promised freedom to slaves and indentured servants of rebels who remained loyal to the king and who pledged to fight with the loyalists against the insurgents. Had the unintended effect of galvanizing patriot resistance to britain.

Get access

Grade+20% off
$8 USD/m$10 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Grade+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
40 Verified Answers
Class+
$8 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Class+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
30 Verified Answers

Related Documents