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  1. Second Continental Congress
  2. Marquis de Lafayette
  3. Valley Forge
  4. French and Indian War
  5. Writs of Assistance
  1. a Search warrants issued by the British government. They allowed officials to search houses and ships for smuggled goods, and to enlist colonials to help them search. The writs could be used anywhere, anytime, as often as desired. The officials did not need to prove that there was reasonable cause to believe that the person subject to the search had committed a crime or might have possession of contraband before getting a writ or searching a house. The writs were protested by the colonies.
  2. b French General who helped Washington during American Revolution and later became important in French Revolution.
  3. c Place where Washington's army spent the winter of 1777-1778, a 4th of troops died here from disease and malnutriton. Baron von Steuben arrives in camp and trains troops.
  4. d Was a war fought by French and English on American soil over control of the Ohio River Valley-- English defeated French in1763. Historical Significance: established England as number one world power and began to gradually change attitudes of the colonists toward England for the worse. French will lose all authority of Canada.
  5. e met in Philadelphia (1775); organized the continental Army, called on the colonies to send troops, selected George Washington to lead the army, and appointed the committee to draft the Declaration of Independence

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Protestant sect in England hoping to "purify" the Anglican church of Roman Catholic traces in practice and organization.
  2. government under a single ruler, usually a king or queen
  3. Organization founded by Samuel Adams consisting of a system of communication between patriot leaders in New England and throughout the colonies
  4. He was a delegate from Virginia at the Second Continental Congress and wrote the Declaration of Independence. He later served as the third President of the United States.
  5. a clash between British soldiers and Boston colonists in 1770, in which five of the colonists were killed. This event was highly publicized by Paul Revere and Samuel Adams and used to provoke anti-British sentiment throughout the colonies.

5 True/False questions

  1. Intolerable Actscombination of the four Coercive Acts, meant to punish the colonists after the 1773, Boston Tea Party and the unrelated Quebec Act. The Intolerable Acts were seen by American colonists as a blueprint for a British plan to deny the Americans representative government. They were the impetus for the convening of the First Continental Congress.


  2. New England EconomyLaws that governed trade between England and its colonies. Colonists were required to ship certain products exclusively to England. These acts made colonists very angry because they were forbidden from trading with other countries. Part of the British policy known as Mercantilism


  3. Roger WilliamsA dissenter who clashed with the Massachusetts Puritans over separation of church and state and was banished in 1636, after which he founded the colony of Rhode Island to the south


  4. George IIIFirst British colony. Founded in 1607 by the Jamestown Settlement.


  5. Salutary NeglectRequired the colonials to provide food, lodging, and supplies for the British troops in the colonies.


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