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18 Cards in this Set

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A phrase used by the colonists who opposed the taxes imposed by Parliament
Taxation without Representation
This tax was a tax on paper documents
The Stamp Act
This tax was a tax on British goods imported to the colonies.
The Towhshend Acts
This law closed Boston Harhor, cancelled town meetings, and forced the housing of English soldiers.
The Intolerable Acts
This document listed ideas for self-government and listed the wrongs done by King George.
The Declaration of Independence
This is a person who supports his or her country.
This person served as
Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army.
George Washington
This person spoke out against "Taxation without Representation" at St. John's Church. He is known for the phrase 'Give me liberty or give me death."
Patrick Henry
This event is known as " the shot heard around the world." This was the first battles of the Revolutionary War.
The battles of Lexington and Concord.
This battle is considered the "turning point of the war." The French entered the war on the side of the colonies.
Battle of Saratoga
This battle was the last major battle of the Revolutionary War. General Cornwallis surrendered his troops to General Washington.
The Battle of Yorktown
This battle showed the British that the colonists would be hard to beat.
The Battle of Bunker Hill,
( Breed's Hill.)
This document, signed in 1783, officially ended the American Revolution.
The Treaty of Paris of 1783.
Some of the African slaves fought for the English for this reason.
They were promised their freedom.
This African slave from Virginia served as a spy in the Continental Army.
James Armistead Lafayette
This event was a fight between the colonists in Boston and some British soldiers. Shots were fired and people were killed.
Boston Massacre
Members of the Sons of Liberty dumped tea in the Boston Harbor to protest a monopoly granted by the king to the East India Tea Company.
Boston Tea Party
These colonial soldiers served in a local army.