Ch 3: The Road to Revolution (1700-1774): Homework Help

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The Road to Revolution (1700-1774) chapter of this AP US History Homework Help course helps students complete their road to revolution homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

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Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • American Enlightenment
  • First Great Awakening
  • French and Indian War
  • Sons of Liberty
  • Boston Massacre
  • Boston Tea Party
  • First Continental Congress

9 Lessons in Chapter 3: The Road to Revolution (1700-1774): Homework Help
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The American Enlightenment: Intellectual and Social Revolution

1. The American Enlightenment: Intellectual and Social Revolution

For a thousand years, Europe had been living in the Dark Ages until a series of philosophical, religious and scientific movements helped turn on the lights. The Enlightenment began in Europe, but quickly spread throughout America in the 1700s and helped set the stage for a revolution against British rule.

The First Great Awakening: Religious Revival and American Independence

2. The First Great Awakening: Religious Revival and American Independence

While the Enlightenment was shaping the minds of 18th-century colonists, another movement, the First Great Awakening, was shaping their hearts. With freedom of conscience at its core, the Awakening led Americans to break with religious traditions and seek out their own beliefs while sharing common values.

The French and Indian War: Causes, Effects & Summary

3. The French and Indian War: Causes, Effects & Summary

In the mid-1700s, the Seven Years' War involved all of the world's major colonial powers on five continents. The biggest fight was between France and Great Britain, and the victor would come away with control of North America.

Sons of Liberty: Resistance to the Stamp Act and British Rule

4. Sons of Liberty: Resistance to the Stamp Act and British Rule

In 1763, British Prime Minister George Grenville passed new legislation aimed at solving some of the empire's problems stemming from the French and Indian War. The colonists cried, 'Taxation without representation is tyranny!' They organized boycotts, the Sons of Liberty and the Stamp Act Congress until some of the new taxes were lifted.

Boston Massacre: Colonists and the Declaratory and Townshend Acts

5. Boston Massacre: Colonists and the Declaratory and Townshend Acts

After overturning the hated Stamp Act, Parliament asserted its right to tax the colonists without representation by passing the Declaratory Act. When the Townshend Acts imposed import duties, the colonists went into action again. An escalating cycle of violence ended with the Boston Massacre, resulting in the cancellation of all duties except the one on tea.

The Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts & First Continental Congress

6. The Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts & First Continental Congress

Three years of calm followed the Boston Massacre and the repeal of most Townshend duties. But no sooner had Parliament passed a new tax on tea than the colonies were in an uproar again about taxation without representation. What followed were the Boston Tea Party and the fateful last steps leading to war.

Period of Salutary Neglect: Definition & Effects

7. Period of Salutary Neglect: Definition & Effects

This lesson will help you define the term 'salutary neglect,' learn about its historical origins, and understand both why this policy was ended and how it led to the beginning of the American Revolution.

What was the Stamp Act of 1765? - Definition, Summary & Significance

8. What was the Stamp Act of 1765? - Definition, Summary & Significance

Learn about the Stamp Act of 1765, which was an ill-considered tax by the British government on the American colonies and one of the factors leading up to the American Revolution. After the lesson, you can test your knowledge with a quiz!

Who was Crispus Attucks? - Biography, Facts & Timeline

9. Who was Crispus Attucks? - Biography, Facts & Timeline

Almost nothing is known about his life before 1770--but his legacy afterwards has been immortalized. Crispus Attucks' status as the 'first to defy, the first to die' in the American Revolution has become a part of the permanent mythology of the American Revolution.

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