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  1. Repeal
  2. The Proclamation of 1763
  3. The Stamp Act
  4. George Washington
  5. Militia
  1. a 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.
  2. b 21 year old surveyor in the Virginia Militia. Elected as our first President of the USA.
  3. c civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
  4. d official end
  5. e (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 Parliament repealed the act (1766)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 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a soldier who fights for any country or group that will pay him
  2. import tax
  3. 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.
  4. a formal written request for government action
  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. Cedeto give up, surrender; to hand over to another


  2. Alliancecivilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army


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


  4. John AdamsLawyer 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.


  5. Blockadeto give up, surrender; to hand over to another


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