why were the colonists taxed?
to pay for the french and indian war
why were british soldiers in the colonies?
to protect colonies from rebels colonists.
what "old costs" had to be paid?
french and indian war
what was the colonist's slogan?
no taxation without representation
what is a "firebrand"
guy who wants to stir up trouble.
what is a deist`
guy who believes that god created the world but doesn't believe that he doesn't have an active role in regular people.
what were the 2 "revolutions" of John Adams?
the hearts and minds of the people
what are patriots, loyalists, and tories?
people that are ready to harm the people
what did the 1774 Continental Congress do?
agreed to boycott british goods.
the tax on legal documents
what is a militia?
A group of armed citizens.
who was appointed General of the Continental Army?
what was the olive branch petition?
last effort to resolve differences between England & America.
most of the declaration is made up of
self evident truths
why the tea tax was so hated
it told the colonists that they were controlled by England.
what/why was the Boston Tea Party?
sons of liberty resisting the tea tax 3 ships/342 chests
cause and effect participants of the Boston Tea Party?
sons of liberty dressed as Indians
who was General Thomas Gage
leader of the english
the boston massacre
on march 5, 1770 British attack on defenseless citizens
what was the purpose of Paul Revere's ride
to warn colonists that the british were coming
what was the shot heard round the world
the first shot fired of the barrle of lexington
what were the british after
gun powder and cannons
it was where the gun powder and cannons hidden
what happened at lexington
8 formeres (minutemen) died but beat England.
who were ethan allen and the green mountain boys?
farmers kicked off their land by new york and england
what happened at the battle of fort ticonderoga
alot of people were killed.
what did benedict arnold do
he was going to take command of this mission
what was John Locke key idea?
in the beginning all the world was america.
the battle of bunker's and breed's hill
colonists verses england-won
fort neccesity and duquesne
george washington and braddock
colonists inoquies beat french no british help
most important battle
colonists verses england colonists-won
ethan allen and green mountain boys took part from wnglish surprise attacks no one died.
colonists verses england-won
ship to enforce navigation laws
preseident of the united states
was a soldier and a general
general wolfe and montcalm
battled at quebec
was an ottawa leader
started sons of liberty commitees of correspondences and boston tea party restinstances of stamp act
said there is a social contract amoung people
was a farmer and a citizen and a lawyer helped lead the revolution
warned that the british were coming
writer of common sense / inspired colonists to revolt
3rd president of the united states
pennsylvania unofficial ambassador with england. founding father
eld battle of ticonderoga became a traitor
led battle of ticonderoga
king of england
a writer charged with libel; freedom of the press
the only african american killed in the boston massacre
these truths are self evident that all men are created equal and have the rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
thomas paine quote
"These are the times that try men's souls"
patrick henry quote
Give me Liberty or Give me Death!
longfellow's revere quote
listen my children
slogan of revolution quote
NO TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION
bunker hill quote
"Don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes
foreign secretary of britian
what was Amherst opinion about the colonists and the indians
thought poorly of them
pitt determined that 2 rivers were the key to defeating the french name them
saint lawrence and niagara river
the french fort at louisburg
surrendered after a seige
the most important battle was for the city of
how did the british manage to attack the city
climbed steep cliffs on flat plains by sunrise
which side won the battle
the last battle was for the city of
what treaty resolved the issues of the war