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  1. Repeal
  2. Minutemen
  3. The Proclamation of 1763
  4. John Adams
  5. Militia
  1. a 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.
  2. b civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
  3. c official end
  4. d 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.
  5. e volunteer citizen soldiers who were ready to fight in a moments notice

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a formal written request for government action
  2. A leader of the Sons of Liberty. Adams suggested the formation of the Committees of Correspondence and fought for colonial rights throughout New England.
  3. A meeting, in Albany NY, of colonial leaders called by the British government to ask to colonies to agree to help defend themselves against the French.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. Blockadethe shutting of a port to keep people or supplies from moving in or out


  2. Boycottthe shutting of a port to keep people or supplies from moving in or out


  3. Writ of Assistanceagreement between nations to aid and protect one another against other countries


  4. 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 Parliament repealed the act (1766)


  5. Pontiac's Warwar that occured when the leader of the Ottawa nation ,Pontiac, led attacks on British troops and settlements throughtout western lands.


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