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What two things did the Continental Congress decide?
1. To not follow the British laws. 2. To stop trading with the British.
Describe the Boston Tea Party?
The Sons of Liberty sneaked onto the ships that were carrying British tea and dumped the tea into the harbor.
What is Paul Revere famous for?
Paul Revere warned the Patriots that the British were coming to search for weapons and the leaders.
What is a blockade?
A blockade means to use warships to block other ships from leaving.
Why did the Battle of Lexington take place?
This battle began because the British wanted to arrest the leaders of the Patriots and to collect their weapons.

What does "taxation without representation mean?"
The colonist did not agree with the Brititsh tax laws because they had noone to represent them in Parliment
What are Minutemen?
They are men from the colonies that could prepare for a war in a minute.