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Nickname for British soldiers.
Redcoats
(page 186)
Special search warrants that allowed tax collectors to search for smuggled items.
Writs of Assistance
(page 171)
Banned any more settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains.
Proclamation of 1763
(page 166)
Colonists who fought for independence.
Patriots
(page 192)
Offered freedom to slaves who would fight for the British.
Lord Dunmore's Proclamation
(page 199)
Colonists who remained loyal to Great Britain.
Loyalists
(page 192)
Secret groups that sometimes used violence to frighten tax collectors.
Sons of Liberty
(page 169)
Swift, hit-and-run attacks.
Guerrilla Warfare
(page 211)
Civilians who serve as soldiers.
Militia
(page 158)
Put taxes on imported glass, lead, paints, paper, and tea.
Townshend Acts
(page 171)
"Common Sense" was a pamphlet written by _____ _____, who thought the colonies should break away from Great Britain.
Thomas Paine
(page 190)
Colonists opposed the taxes suggested by Prime Minister ____ ____, who wanted to pay Britain's war debts.
George Grenville
(page 167)
Baron ______ used his military experience in Prussia to teach basic drills to the Continental Army.
Friedrich von Steuben
(page 206)
The ______ called for colonists to join together under a president general and a grand council.
Albany Plan of Union
(page 160)
Much of the Declaration of Independence was written by _____.
Thomas Jefferson
(page 182)
The Second Continental Congress chose ________ to lead the Continental Army.
George Washington
(page 186)
British troops fired into an angry crowd and killed five people during the _______.
Boston Massacre
(page 172)
The _________ forced colonists to pay a special tax for anything printed on paper.
Stamp Act
(page 169)
General ________ led a successful British attack on Quebec.
James Wolfe
(pge 162)
The _________ came from France to join the Continental Army.
Marquis de Lafayette
(page 206)
During the _______, colonists disguised as Indians dumped more than 340 chests of tea into Boston Harbor.
Boston Tea Party
(page 174)
The _______ brought a large French force to New York to support Washington's soldiers.
Comte de Rochambeau
(page 212)
Samuel Adams thought that Parliament did not have the right to tax the colonists without their permission, so he organized the _______.
Boston Tea Party.
(page 184)
In 1781 the British surrendered after losing the Battle of ___________.
Yorktown.
(page 212)
The _______ placed duties on certain items imported by the colonists.
Townshend Acts
(page 171)
Colonial merchants thought the ______ would cause them to lose money.
Tea Act
(page 173)
The Intolerable Acts were passed as punishment for the ________.
Boston Tea Party.
(page 175)
In Virginia, ________ made a speech asking the House of Burgesses to oppose the Stamp Act.
Patrick Henry
(page 169)
The ______ in 1783 ended the war.
Treaty of Paris
(page 213)
_________ led attacks on British forts along the Atlantic coast.
George Rogers Clark
(page 209-210)
The first battle of the American Revolution took place in _____.
Lexington and Concord
(page 185-186)
First Continental Congress or
Second Continental Congress?

recommended that colonists continue to boycott British goods?
First Continental Congress
(page 184)
First Continental Congress or
Second Continental Congress?

made plans to organize and fund the Continental Army to defend the colonies.
Second Continental Congress
(page 186)
First Continental Congress or
Second Continental Congress?

sent the Olive Branch Petition to King George III as a final attempt at peace.
Second Continental Congress
(page 186)
First Continental Congress or
Second Continental Congress?

warned militias to be prepared.
First Continental Congress
(page 184)
First Continental Congress or
Second Continental Congress?

chose George Washington to command the army.
Second Continental Congress
(page 186)
First Continental Congress or
Second Continental Congress?

Sent the Declaration of Resolves to King George III, demanding the right of the colonists to "life, liberty, and property"
First Continental Congress
(page 184)
As the govenor of Spanish Louisiana, Bernardo de Galvez supported the _____.
Patriots.
(page 206)