a proposal formed by Benjamin Franklin, when delegates from Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York and New England met in Albany, (established concept of colonial unity),here they tried to negotiate a treaty with the Iroquois, by setting up a general government that would manage relations with Indians, but war was already breaking out and no one in the colonial assembly approved it., first plan to unite the colonies in the French and Indian War / wasn't accepted
Western frontiersmen who in 1768 rebelled in protest against the high taxes imposed by the Eastern colonial government of North Carolina, and whose organization was crushed by military force by Governor Tryon in 1771. In South Carolina, groups of vigilantes who organized to fignt outlaw bands along the Western frontier in 1767-1769, and who disbanded when regular courts were established in those areas.
Popularly referred to as the Townshend Duties, the Revenue Act of 1767 taxed glass, lead, paper, paint, and tea entering the colonies. The colonists objected to the fact that the act was clearly designed to raise revenue exclusively for England rather than to regulate trade in a manner favorable to the entire British empire.
A British schooner that was set afire and sank in Rhode Island as an act of rebellion of the colonists. Similar acts of rebellion took place on the Delaware River where a British revenue ship was seized by colonists. Colonists kept the spirit of resistance through writing and talking. Leaflets, pamphlets and books circulated and men gathered in churches, schools, town squares and most prominently in taverns. Taverns and pubs became meeting places for discussions about ideas of resistance.
not regulated or sanctioned by law
German soldier paid to fight for Great Britain during the Revolutionary War, hired by George III