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a 1773 law that let the British East India Company bypass tea merchants and sell directly to colonists
Tea Act
a 1773 protest in which colonist dressed as Indians dumped British tea in Boston harbor
Boston Tea Party
series of laws passed in 1774 to punishBoston for the Tea Party
Intolerable Acts
law that set up a government for Canada and protected the rights of French Catholics
Quebec Act
in 1774 meeting in Philadelphia of delegates from 12 colonies
First Continental Congress
an army of citizens who serve as soldiers during an emergency
militia
prepared to fight in a minute's notice
minutemen
in 1775, conflicts between Massachusetts colonists and British soldiers that started the Revolutionary War
battles of Lexington and Concord