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  1. Antoine de Cadillac
  2. Virginia Resolves
  3. Declaratory Act
  4. Board of Trade
  5. Marquis de Montcalm
  1. a Act passed in 1766 just after the repeal of the Stamp Act. Stated that Parliament could legislate for the colonies in all cases.
  2. b British overseer of all matters pertaining to colonial trade and laws
  3. c French general defeated at the Battle of Quebec
  4. d Formal statements of the House of Burgesses protesting the Stamp Act in 1765.
  5. e 1701 founded detroit [French] to thwart settlement of the Ohio River valley by Great Britain.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Colonists were required to ship products exclusively to England.
  2. Founder of the Sons of Liberty and one of the most vocal patriots for independence; signed the Declaration of Independence
  3. Tax on sugar and molasses
  4. slight taxation on glass, white lead, paper, paint and tea, basically British imports; caused smuggling, not taken as seriously
  5. Where France made Peace with England after Queen Anne's war, this helped to make England a medeteranian power

5 True/False questions

  1. Internal Taxationdirect taxation


  2. Jeffery AmherstThese were vigilante groups active in the 1760s and 1770s in the western parts of North and South Carolina. They violently protested high taxes and insufficient representation in the colonial legislature.


  3. John HancockLawyer who defended British soldiers in the Boston Massacre trial. He believed in "innocent until proven guilty." In spite of these actions, he supported colonial independence. Second US president and first vice.


  4. John DickensonLetters of a Pennsylvania Farmer, Rewrote Olive Branch Petition, did not attend the signing of the declaration of independance.


  5. Robert de La SalleExplored the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada, the Mississippi River, and the Gulf of Mexico and claimed the entire Mississippi basin for France, naming it Lousiana after King Louis XIV.


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