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23 Cards in this Set

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Why were Bristish soldiers stationed in the colonies following the Proclamation of 1763?
to keep peace between the colonists and the Native Americans
The reason that Parliament passed the Stamp Act was to
raise money in the colonies to pay the costs of defending them.
In what way did colonist protest the Stamp Act?
They acted violently and boycotted British goods.
The following are true of the boycott that colonists organized to protest the Townshend Acts.
Many colonists stopped buying British products, and trade with Great Britain fell sharply.
The following are true of the boycott that colonists organized to protest the Townshend Acts.
The Sons of Liberty pressured shopkeepers not to sell products that came from Great Britain.
The following are true of the boycott that colonists organized to protest the Townshend Acts.
The Daughters of Liberty urged colonial woment to weave their own cloth rather than buy British cloth.
Why did many colonists oppose the Tea Act?
They did not like being made to pay a tax on tea.
Parliament passed the intolerable Acts in order to
punish the colonies and show that Britain was their master.
The First Continental Congress met at Philadelphia in order to
organize resistance to the Intolerable Acts throughout the colonies.
The Second Continental Congress did all of the following
issue the Declaration of Independence; authorize the raising of an army; authorize the printing of paper money.
The British troops were finally forced out of Boston when
the Continental Army bombarded the city from nearby hills.
The pamphlet Common Sense was important because it
convinced many colonists that the colonies should declare their independence from Great Britain.
member of the Virgina House of Burgesses who said"...give me liberty or give me death"
Patrick Henry
leader of the Green Mountain Boys who captured the British Fort Ticonderoga early in the Revoloution
Ethan Allen
English philosopher who developed the theory of natural law on which the Declaration of Independence is based
John Locke
a leader of the Boston Sons of Liberty and member of the Second Continental Congress
Samuel Adams
rejected the Olive Branch Petition, lessening hopes of a peaceful settlement between the colonies and Great Britain
George III
a Virginia member of the Second Continental Congress who wrote the Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
Britain decided to tax the colonies to make the colonists pay for the costs of defending them during the American Revolution.
French and Indian War
T or F;The Sons of Liberty organized protests against the Stamp Act.
T or F;After the colonist objected to taxes placed directly on them, Parliament passed the Townshend Acts, which were taxes on trade.
The colonists' anger over the Tea Act was directly responsible for the Boston Massacre.
Boston Tea Party
The Coercive Acts were search warrants that gave British officers the authority to search colonists'homes and businesses.
writs of assistance