A Boston patriot who organized protests against the British
Mercy Otis Warren
Wrote plays that spurred people to action against the British.
A lawyer that delivered many moving speeches.
Formal written request to someone in authority
to cancel a law
placed a tax on molasses in 1762
refuse to buy certain goods and set up new ways to collect taxes.
Committee of Correspondence
Organization of colonists who wrote letters reporting events to other colonists.
Created taxes on certain goods and set up new ways to collect taxes.
new duties on documents like wills, diplomas, and marraige papers. Colonist protested, and tarred and feathered agents.
Five people died when protesting the Quartering Act in Boston.
Colonist had to provide housing, candles, bedding, and beverages, to soldiers stationed in the colonies.
Proclamation of 1763
This drew an imaginary line along the Appalachian Mountains. Colonist were forbidden to settle west of the line.