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special search warrant that allowed tax collectors to search for smuggled goods
writs of assistance
people who first settle a country
pioneer
an army made up of civilians serving temporarliy as soldiers
militia
frontier region in virginia and the carolinas between coastal settlement and the appalachian mountains
backcountry
people who are killed wounded captured or missing in a war
casualities
british proclamation banning further colonial settlements west of the apps. mts. and ordering colonists already living there to move their settlement
Proclamation of 1763
(1764) law passed by the British parliament setting taxes on molasses and sugar importated by the colonies
sugar act
(1767) Law passed by parliament placing duties on certain items imported by the colonists such as.... lead paint glass paper and tea.
Townshend acts
secret cocieties in the late 1700s by colonists to protest new taxes and to frighten tax collectors
sons of liberty
law passed by the parliament that raised tax money by requiring colonists to pay for an official stamp whenever they bought paper items
stamp act
another name for king phillip
metacomet
protest against tea act in which a group of colonists boarded british teaships and dumped 90,000 pounds of tea into the boston harbor
boston Tea Party
incident in which british soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists gathered in front of custom house, killing 5 ppl
boston Massacre
secret cocieties in the late 1700s by colonists to protest new taxes and to frighten tax collectors
sons of liberty
law passed by the parliament that raised tax money by requiring colonists to pay for an official stamp whenever they bought paper items
stamp act
another name for king phillip
metacomet
protest against tea act in which a group of colonists boarded british teaships and dumped 90,000 pounds of tea into the boston harbor
boston Tea Party
incident in which british soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists gathered in front of custom house, killing 5 ppl
boston Massacre
stories and images designed to support a particular point of view
propaganda
unsuccessful attack by ottawa chief pontiac and hi allies against british forts on the frontier in an attempt to drive out european settlers
pontiac rebellion
prime minister
George Grenville
plan written by Ben Franklin and other colonial delegates that called for the colonies to unite under a common governing
Albany Plan of Union
committees created by Massachusetts House of Reppresentives in the 1760s to help towns and colonies share info about resisting new british laws
Committees of Correspondence