a law making body
a group of people who gather to solve local problems
a military force made up of volunteers
a member of an assembly
to refuse to obey those in charge because of different ideas about what is right
one of the first British laws placing taxes on the colonies
the betrayal of one's country by giving help to an enemy
sons of liberty
a group of colonists who organized protests against the British government
to cancel or take back
laws that made colonists pay taxes on everyday items imported from Britian
to refuse to do business or have contact with a person, group, or country
committees of correspondence
committees formed by the colonies to inform each other about important events
boston tea party
a protest in which colonists dumped chests of tea into Boston Harbor
the reaction of the British Parliament to the Boston Tea Party
first continental congress
a meeting of colonial delegates to decide on a plan to oppose the intolerable acts
trained soldiers ready to defend the colonies at minute's notice
the war between the colonists and the British
battle of bunker hill
a famous battle between the British and the minutemen at the beginning of the revolution
a written request signed by many people
What are Some Causes of the Revolutionary War
The Stamp Act, the Townshend Acts, and the Intolerable Act.
Where and When did the Revolutionary War Start
It started in Lexington, Massachusetts on April 19, 1775.
What Ended the Revolutionary War and When
The Treaty of Paris, signed on September 3, 1783, ended the Revolutionary War.
German soldiers loyal to King George III who fought for Britain in the Revolutionary War.
Declaration of Independence
A document declaring the US to be independent of the British Crown, signed on July 4, 1776, by the second continental congress representatives of the Thirteen Colonies, including Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams
a soldier paid to fight for another country.