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Chapter 11
The Colonies Rebel
Concord is located near the __________ River.
Sudbury
Concord is __(direction)__ of Lexington.
west
A leader of the protest that resulted in the Boston Massacre was __________.
Crispus Attucks
What kind of information is shown on a political map?
boundaries and cities
The governors of most colonies were chosen by the __________.
king
By 1730, the population of the colonies was about __________.
625,000
The members of the colonial assemblies were elected by __________.
white men who owned property
The Proclamation of 1763 angered colonists who wanted to __________.
move west of the Appalachians
The turning point in the French and Indian War came when the British invaded __________.
Canada
The act of refusing to buy goods is called a __________.
boycott
The first battle between colonial and British forces occured at __________.
Lexington
The Townshend Act of 1767 taxed __________.
goods brought into the colonies
After the French and Indian War, Great Britain claimed all French land east of the __________ River.
Mississippi
Citizens who were ready to fight at a moment's notice were called __________.
minutemen
In response to colonial protests against the Stamp Act, Parliament __________.
repealed the act
Colonial assemblies had the power to pass and to __________.
raise money
Why did the colonists object to being taxed by the British?
They had no representation in the British Parliament.
The first colony to take action against the Stamp Act was __________.
Virginia
The Ohio River Valley was an area of land claimed by __________.
France and Britain
The number of people living in a place is called its __________.
population
A line graph is used to chart __________ over a period of time.
changes
Why did the colonies grow so rapidly during the 1700s?
Many captive Africans were brought, and many Europeans arrived.
Where did Paul Revere go first when he rode from Boston to Concord?
Charlestown
In response to the Intolerable Acts, colonial leaders formed the __________.
First Continental Congress
A written request signed by many people is called a __________.
petition
An army of volunteers who fight in emergencies is called a __________.
militia