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- The Proclamation of 1763
- John Adams
- Samuel Adams
- a A leader of the Sons of Liberty. Adams suggested the formation of the Committees of Correspondence and fought for colonial rights throughout New England.
- b an act from Britian that barred the colonists from building settlements west of the Appalachian Mts. Created mainly to prevent further conflicts with native americans.
- c the shutting of a port to keep people or supplies from moving in or out
- d Lawyer 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.
- e agreement between nations to aid and protect one another against other countries
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a soldier who fights for any country or group that will pay him
- volunteer citizen soldiers who were ready to fight in a moments notice
- organized campaign or plan to refuse to buy certain goods or services
- in response to the Boston Tea Party, Parliament passes 4 acts in 1774- Port of Boston is closed, reduced power of assemblies in colonies, permitted royal officers to be tried in Britain, strengthened the 1765 Quartering Act.
- civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
5 True/False Questions
Repeal → official end
French and Indian War → 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.
Duty → import tax
Petition → a formal written request for government action
The Stamp Act → (1765) British parliamentary measure to tax the American colonies. To pay for costs resulting from the French and Indian War, the British sought to raise revenue through a stamp tax on printed matter. The tax was opposed by the colonists and they refused to use the stamps. The Stamp Act Congress, with representatives from nine colonies, met to petition Parliament to repeal the act. Parliament repealed the act (1766)