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  1. First Continental Congress
  2. Columbian Exchange
  3. No taxation without representation
  4. Roger Williams
  5. Thomas Paine
  1. a A 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
  2. b quote often used that reflected the colonists' belief that they should not be taxed because they had no direct representatives in Parliament
  3. c Revolutionary leader who wrote the pamphlet Common Sense (1776) arguing for American independence from Britain. In England he published The Rights of Man
  4. d September 1774, delegates from twelve colonies (GA didn't go) sent representatives to Philadelphia to discuss a response to the Intolerable Acts. Petition the British government to recognize colonists rights.
  5. e exchange of goods, ideas, and people between europe and the americas

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Primarily consisted of ship building and fishing
  2. French General who helped Washington during American Revolution and later became important in French Revolution.
  3. government under a single ruler, usually a king or queen
  4. the idea that all humans are born with rights, which include the right to life, liberty, and property. First attributed to John Locke. Reinterpreted by Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence.
  5. combination 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.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Battles of Lexington and Concordin 1775 conflicts between Massachusetts Minutemen and British soldiers that started the Revolutionary War


  2. Shot heard around the worldphrase given to the shots fired at Lexington and Concord, MA, the first battles between the colonial minutemen and the British in the Revolutionary War


  3. Boston MassacreA 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.


  4. George IIIEnglish 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.


  5. French and Indian WarWas 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.


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