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  1. The Albany Congress
  2. Petition
  3. George Washington
  4. Boycott
  5. The Stamp Act
  1. a organized campaign or plan to refuse to buy certain goods or services
  2. b 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.
  3. c 21 year old surveyor in the Virginia Militia. Elected as our first President of the USA.
  4. d a formal written request for government action
  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 Parliament repealed the act (1766)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. official end
  2. 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.
  3. court orders or legal document that let a British customs officer inspect a ship's cargo without giving any reason for the search
  4. agreement between nations to aid and protect one another against other countries
  5. volunteer citizen soldiers who were ready to fight in a moments notice

5 True/False questions

  1. Militiaa formal written request for government action

          

  2. Dutyimport tax

          

  3. The Proclamation of 1763A 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. Coercive Acts/Intolerable Actsin 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. Samuel AdamsA leader of the Sons of Liberty. Adams suggested the formation of the Committees of Correspondence and fought for colonial rights throughout New England.

          

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