← Unit Two Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Proclamation of 1763 Forbade British colonists from settling west of the Appalacian Mountains, and which required any settlers already living west of the mountains to move back east. Stamp Act A tax that the British Pariliament placed on newspapers and official documents sold in the American Colonies Intolerable Acts series of laws passed in 1774 to punish Boston for the Tea Party Quartering Act March 24, 1765 - Required the colonials to provide food, lodging, and supplies for the British troops in the colonies. John Adams Patriot leader during the American Revolution and Second President of the United States. Ben Franklin A delegate from Pennsylvania and proposed the "Albany Plan of the Union" as a way to strengthen colonies. John Jay United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829) Thomas Jefferson Main author of the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Paine Revolutionary leader who wrote the pamphlet Common Sense (1776) arguing for American independence from Britain. George Washington Commander of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War Common Sense A pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that claimed the colonies had a right to be an independent nation Samuel Adams Founder of the Sons of Liberty and one of the most vocal patriots for independence Sons of Liberty A radical political organization for colonial independence which formed in 1765 after the passage of the Stamp Act. Boston Massacre The first bloodshed of the Amercan Revolution, as British guards at the Boston Customs House opened fire on a crowd killing five americans Boston Tea Party A 1773 protest in which colonists dressed as Indians dumped British tea into Boston harbor Stamp Act Congress A meeting of delegations from many of the colonies, it was formed to protest the newly passed Stamp Act. Patrick Henry Outspoken member of House of Burgesses; inspired colonial patriotism with "Give me liberty or give me death" speech King George III King of England during the American Revolution John Locke English philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contract" in which government powers are derived from the consent of the governed Lexington & Concord Town in eastern Massachusetts near Boston where the first battle of the American Revolution was fought Townsend Duties Placed levies on glass lead, paint and reinforced Parliments power over colonies. Declaratory Act Act passed in 1766 just after the repeal of the Stamp Act. Stated that Parliament could legislate for the colonies in all cases. Sugar Act Deeply in debt due to French & Indian War, English Parliament placed a tariff on sugar, coffee, wines, and molasses coming from the colonies. Tea Act Law passed by parliament allowing the British East India Company to sell its low-cost tea directly to the colonies - undermining colonial tea merchants; led to the Boston Tea Party. Pontiac's Rebellion An Indian uprising after the French and Indian War, led by an Ottowa chief Pontiac. They opposed British expansion into the western Ohio Valley and began destroying British forts in the area. The attacks ended when Pontiac was killed.