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Activity #1: The Key Event Research

1) With your group, research the key player on your card. You may use the text books, class files
and chrome books.
2) Prepare a brief description of your key event and be prepared to present it to the class. Your
description should in some way answer the following:
- who (who is involved)?
- what (what is happening)?
- when(month/date/year)?
- where (where in the world)?
- why (why is this important to the question: what efforts were made to avoid war)?

British Repeal of the Stamp Act


March 18th, 1766
http://www.stamp-act-history.com/stamp-act/the-repeal-of-the-stamp-act/
http://www.peoplesworld.org/article/today-in-history-the-stamp-act-repealed-in-176/
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/parliament-repeals-the-stamp-act
Coercive Acts 1774
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-parliament-adopts-the-coercive-acts
http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h647.html
https://www.libertarianism.org/publications/essays/excursions/coercive-acts-their-theoretical-
significance
First Continental Congress September 5th, 1774
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-continental-congress-convenes
http://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/the-continental-congress
Battle of Lexington and Concord April 19th, 1775
http://www.ushistory.org/us/11c.asp
https://www.britannica.com/event/Battles-of-Lexington-and-Concord
Olive Branch Petition July 5th, 1775
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/congress-adopts-olive-branch-petition
http://ahp.gatech.edu/olive_branch_1775.html