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When would the Boston Harbor be opened again?
After the Colonists paid for the dumped tea.
To train soliders into militias was decided by whom?
The first Continental Congress
What spy was captured and hung by the British and said, "I regret I have but one life to lose for my country?
Nathan Hale
Besides the midnight ride, what was Paul Revere famous for?
He was a silversmith and famous Patriot leader
Why was the Boston Massacre labeled as a massacre?
To gain sympathy for the Colonists
What did the Second Continental Congress decide at their second meeting?
started governing the colonies and decided to create a Continental Army under George Washington instead of the unorganized militias
Who wrote Common Sense and what did that pamphlet do?
Thomas Paine.. convinced colonists war was the only option.
Who was the main writer of the Dec. of Ind. and where did he take ideas from?
Thomas Jefferson... Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights, John Locke..
The Seven Years War was also known as what?
French and Indian War
The Treaty of Paris in 1763 and the Proclamation of 1763 claimed what?
claimed that the British owned the land from Canada to east of the Mississippi River. The Proclamation claimed that Colonists weren't allowed to settle on land west to the Appalachian Mountains.
Who gave the "give me liberty or give me death" speech?
Patrick Henry
Who was the naval officer that said "i have just begun fighting" and won the battle against separis?
John Paul Jones
Who was in the committee of 5?
Ben Frankin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert Livingston
What was the petition that the sons of liberty gave to King George?
Olive Branch Petition
What were the 4 parts of the Declaration of Independence?
preample, natural rights, list of grievances, resoulution of independance.
When was the Dec. of Inde. signed?
july 4, 1776
The Writs of Assistance meant what?
the british soldiers had the right to go into houses and businesses to search for smuggled or stolen goods
Why did women make their own cloth?
the writs of assistance led them to boycotting goods
Why did the colonists move to the Ohio R. Valley?
to show defiance against the British and because they felt cheated
What was the battle at Bunker Hill?
it was when the troops didn't have enough ammunition and had to shoot only when they could see the "white of the enemy's eyes"