5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- George Washington
- French and Indian War
- The Proclamation of 1763
- John Adams
- a 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.
- b 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.
- c 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.
- d 21 year old surveyor in the Virginia Militia. Elected as our first President of the USA.
- e agreement between nations to aid and protect one another against other countries
5 Multiple choice questions
- organized campaign or plan to refuse to buy certain goods or services
- a soldier who fights for any country or group that will pay him
- the shutting of a port to keep people or supplies from moving in or out
- 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
The Stamp Act → 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.
The Albany Congress → 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.
Repeal → to give up, surrender; to hand over to another
Writ of Assistance → court orders or legal document that let a British customs officer inspect a ship's cargo without giving any reason for the search
Minutemen → volunteer citizen soldiers who were ready to fight in a moments notice