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Part III DOCUMENT BASED QUESTION Historical Context: In 1775, the first shots of the American Revolution were

fired. A series of events ultimately led the colonists to protest, rebel, and finally declare their independence from Great Britain. Using information from the documents and your knowledge of social studies, answer the questions that follow in Part A. Your answers to these questions will help you write the Part B essay in which you will be asked to: Task: Discuss events that led up to the start of the American Revolution. Part A: Short Answer Questions Document 1

1) Which country passed these four acts to limit or laws to tax the colonists? [1]

2) What was one reason these taxes were placed upon the colonists? [1]