7 yrs. war
what is another name for the F & I war?
what was the French and Indian war mainly over?
when was the turning point in British colonial relations
ohio river valley in penn
FI war fought mainly over which piece of land?
fort necessity vs. fort duquesne
first clash btwn which 2 forts which French wins
what type of warfare was used at fort necessity
who came up with the join or die idea
albany plan of union
plan to unite all colonies under one govt to strenghten it
who evicted the French from OH valley and Canada in 1755?
foreign minister who offered the colonists the deal that if they helped the British defeat the French Britain would reimberse their costs
which other country allied with the French?
indian tribe leader during and after war
treaty of paris of 1763
which treaty ended the war
debt increases, bitter feelings towards the colonists
what were two effects of the FI war on britain?
united, socializing leads to bitter feelings, taxes
what were three effects of the FI war on the colonies?
proclamation line of 1763
britain forbids colonists from settliing any further west to avoid confronting the Indians
writs of assistance
general search warrants allowing customs officers to enter colonists' homes if they suspected that colonies were trading with the French west indies
lawyer who questions the constitutionality of the writs of assitance
location of pontiac's rebellion
colonists murdering indians during Pontiac's rebellion; this was the colonists' response to the proclamation line of 1763
sugar, currency, quartering, stamp
4 acts part of Grenville's program
patriots in America
sons of liberty
group that used violence to rid of the tax collecting officers in boston
stamp act congress
group meets in NY to write the Declaration of rights and grievances
leader of the sons of liberty
a boycott of british goods to protest Stamp act; effective and SA was soon repealed
passed after the SA declaring that parliament did have a right to tax colonies
which acts taxed manufactured goods which fell on merchants boycotts were enforced by the sons of liberty
this occurs after troops are sent here to keep order
committees of correspondence
begins as a result of boston massacre to attempt to resolve issues in a more diplomatic and peaceful way
the new minister who repeals most of the townshend acts except the tea act
boston tea party
the dumping of tons of tea brought in by the British East India company as a resonse to the tea act
laws enforced as a result of the boston tea party that enforced martial law over colonists
general overseing martial law in the colonies during coercive acts
declaration passed at the 1st continental congress; get ready to fight
paper, lead, glass, tea, paint
5 things taxes under townshend acts
"the british are coming"
first battle of the revolutionary war with 70 colonists vs. 700 british soldiers
captain at Lexington who told the colonists to stand their ground no matter what and let the British start the fight
2nd battle of rev. war with 300 minutemen
april 19, 1775
first two battles of rev. war fought when?
king of england during the rev. war
coercive acts' known as what in the colonies?
olive branch petition
2nd continental congress drafts this as a last effort at peace but instead George III sends more troops
wrote the most influencial piece behind the Dec of Ind. named 'common sense'
what ideas was Paine's pamphlet based on?
proposed the natural right to life, liberty, and property;
locke's idea of a gvt where govt is based on the consent of the ppl and the ppl have 'ordered liberties'
two treatises on govt
locke's book of ideas
his idea is that ppl form a contract amongst themselves where they vote and follow the majority rule
rousseau's book of ideas
promoted a sys. of checks and balances; separation of powers; limted govt
the spirit of law
montesquieu's book of ideas
president of 2nd cont. congress
propsed res. for ind.
adams, livingston, sherman, jefferson, franklin
the committee of 5 to draft the Dec. of Ind
july 4 1776
declaration of ind. completed
preamble, dec. of rights, list of grievances, statement of ind
4 parts of dec. of ind
bill of rights
the first doc. written in VA to establish a US govt
general that traine the Patriot's army
turning pt of the war when French enter and americans win the battle
last battle where British surrender