French and Indian War
A war fought between France and Britian over territorial claims
A series of laws set up by Parliament to punish Massachusetts for its protests against the British
Boston Tea Party
In response to the Tea Act, colonists dumped 340 tea chests into Boston Harbor; this incident came to be known as the ________.
tax on tea; made the east india company the only tea company allowed to colonists
The first bloodshed of the Amercan Revolution, as British guards at the Boston Customs House opened fire on a crowd killing five Americans
American revolutionary leader and patriot
A tax that the British Parliament placed on leads, glass, paint and tea
The ________, which was passed by Parliament in 1764, set duties on molasses and sugar imported by the colonists.
The ________, was the first attempt by Parliament to raise money via direct taxation of the colonists., Law passed by Parliament to make colonists buy a stamp to place on many items such as wills and newspapers
"No taxation without representation."
A phrase suggesting Britain couldn't tax the colonists without any colonial opinion
Proclamation of 1763
law limiting the area of english settlement
Laws passed by the British to control colonial trade
a system of creating and maintaining wealth through carefully controlled trade
Committees of Correspondance
a central committee where colonists would exchange ideas and information with other colonies