Road to Revolution
the lawmaking branch of British government
|Procolamtion of 1763|| |
An order that prohibited American Colonists from settling west of Appalachian Mts
a refusal to buy or sell certain products or services
|Writs of Assistance|| |
It was part of the Townshend Acts. It said that the customs officers could inspect a ship's cargo without giving a reason. Colonists protested that the Writs violated their rights as British citizens.
income a government collects to cover expenses
|Committees of Correspondence||Colonies organized these to keep each other informed|
|smuggle||to import or export secretly or illegally|
|non-importation agreement||the sons and daughters of liberty visited merchants and urged them to stop purchasing British goods|
formal request to someone in authority, usually written and signed by a group of people
|Tar and Feather|| |
a violent method used by the Sons of Liberty to stop tax collection
|Sons of Liberty|| |
Secret societies formed to protest new taxes passed by Parliament. Led the Boston Tea Party and threatened tax collectors.
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