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17 Cards in this Set

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Merchants and planters agreed not to import taxable item when they signed the:
nonimportation agreements
Paul Revere spoke of the enslavement of colonists when he gave the
Suffolk Resolves
This British general headed here because he heard arms were stored in Concord for a possible attack.
General Thomas Gage
Used to make colonists share in the cost of the military.
Quartering Act
Approved by the first Continental Congress to train and arm themselves.
Parliament extended French rights to which the colonist thought would be an end to jury trials and Protestantism in the colonies with the:
Quebec Act
This act stated that Parliament had the right to rule and tax the colonies.
Declaratory Act
This poet wrote of the shot hear 'round the world.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The two outspoken leaders that Gage was sent to arrest were:
Samuel Adams and John Hancock
These women signed pledges not to drink tea as an act of protest against British taxes.
Daughters of Liberty
Great Britain's new Prime Minister began enforcing laws and helped pass the Sugar Act.
George Grenville
This document was sent to England begging King George III to protect loyal colonists and remove British troops.
Olive Branch Petition
This act violated the idea of no taxation without representation.
Stamp Act
These two men warned of theBritish invasion.
William Dawes and Paul Revere
This act closed the port of Boston until payment was made for the tea.
Coercive Act
Issued to keep colonists from crossing the Appalachian Mountains.
Proclamation of 1763
Tax on glass, paint, lead, paper and tea was imposed by the:
Townshend Act