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On March 5, 1770, British troops fired into a crowd of colonists, killing _____. the incident was called the __ __.
5 colonists were killed

Boston Massacre
__ ___ was in command of the troops who fired into the crowd and was defended by __ ___.
Captain Preston

John Adams
In an effort to restore peace in the colonies, the English Parliament repealed all the duties on everything but ___.
Samual Adams urged Boston to adopt a __ __ ___, were committees that promote opposition to Britain.
Committee Of Correspondence
The Committee of Correspondence also did what for the colonists?
Alerting the colonists to British threats on liberties throughout the colonies.
The __ __ _ ____ gave the British India Tea Company an unfair advantage over the American tea merchants.
Tea Act of 1774
How did the colonist react to the Tea Act of 1774?
They dressed up as Indians and threw the tea into the Boston Harbor. This became known as the Boston Tea Party.
How did Britain retaliate against the colonist over the Boston Tea Party?
Britain passed several acts to punish the colonists.
What did the colonist call these new acts?
The Intolerable Acts
What was the Boston Port Act.
An act that closed the Boston harbor until all the tea was paid for.
What was the New Quartering Act?
Allowed for British troops to be housed by the colonists.
How did the colonists react to the Quebec Act?
Even though the act did not effect the colonies, the colonists felt it was just another example of the British punishment.