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  1. Boston Massacre
  2. Tyrant
  3. Tories
  4. Boston Tea Party
  5. Puritans
  1. a Protestant sect in England hoping to "purify" the Anglican church of Roman Catholic traces in practice and organization.
  2. b A 1773 protest against British taxes (Tea Act) in which Boston colonists (Sons of Liberty) disguised as Mohawks dumped valuable tea into Boston Harbor. British will respond by passing the Coercive Acts.
  3. c a person who supported the British cause in the American Revolution; a loyalist
  4. d a ruler or person who has complete power and uses it in cruel or unjust ways
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. English monarch at the time of the revolution. He was the main opposition for the colonies due to his stubborn attitude and unwillingness to hear out colonial requests/grievances.
  4. Primarily consisted of ship building and fishing
  5. American public official, writer, scientist, and printer. After the success of his Poor Richard's Almanac (1732-1757), he entered politics and played a major part in the American Revolution. Franklin negotiated French support for the colonists, signed the Treaty of Paris (1783), and helped draft the Constitution (1787-1789). His numerous scientific and practical innovations include the lightning rod, bifocal spectacles, and a stove. He is also noted to have helped establish a fire company and helped found an early version of the postal service.

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  1. Navigation ActsLaws 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

          

  2. John LockeEnglish philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contract" in which government powers are derived from the consent of the governed and in which the government serves the people; also said people have natural rights to life, liberty and property.

          

  3. Monarchygovernment under a single ruler, usually a king or queen

          

  4. Valley ForgePlace 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.

          

  5. Treaty of Paris, 1783Search 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.

          

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