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  1. ben franklin
  2. alliance with france
  3. boston massacre
  4. Peace of Paris 1783
  5. declaration of independence
  1. a British soldiers were stealing jobs stationed after the proclomation of 1763. Soldiers had to compete with the lower class for jobs. Soldiers kill 5 colonists out of a protest mob and injure 8. Ironically townshend acts were repealed that day except tea (no telephones) two years of relative peace followed
  2. b Britain now recognized America as separate; their boundary is farther west; Declaration of independence now takes effect; British abandoned North America for fighting at that time; Mississippi River was recognized as western border of the United States; Congress would not precent the British merchants from collecting debts owed to them by Americans.
  3. c enlightened document made by enlightened thinkers; first draft was written by Richard Henry Lee; based on argument primarily on the contract theory of government developed by John Locke: power comes from the consent of the people; blames king george lll; americans no longer consider themselves english
  4. d american printer, author, philosopher, and scientist
  5. e most gunpowder in the first years of the war came from France; on Feb. 6, 1778 they signed to treaties: A treaty of Amity and Commerce (recognition as free from Britain) and a treaty of alliance.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. second continental congress still hopes for compromise; king george lll declares them in rebellion and sends more troops; british troops pull out of boston and retreat to Nova Scotia; patriots were the "underdogs"; british faced not the suppression of a rebellion but the reconquest of a continent; they had more of a will to fight- british did it for a job; king thought there was no need to compromise and that they were going to win (confused on which side king george was on)
  2. petitioned the king for relief- (dominion theory) colonies were subject to crown but now Parliament (seperate realm). they liked the king better t han the parliament but disliked both. To seek peace.
  3. form of extra legal opposition, organized mobbing to intimidate stamp agents and encourage them to resign, and adoption of non-importation agreements of English goods. In charge of the boston tea party and were the colonists rebeling against British.
  4. (private homes in boston)
  5. decides that england has the right to regulate colonies but could not have taxes for revenues. Form of legal opposition.

5 True/False Questions

  1. lexington and concordthis was the first fighting of the war, minute men in lexington formed a silent protest; the british advanced; a shot was fired; british shot and then changed with bayonets (8 dead, 10 wounded)

          

  2. boston tea partyBritish soldiers were stealing jobs stationed after the proclomation of 1763. Soldiers had to compete with the lower class for jobs. Soldiers kill 5 colonists out of a protest mob and injure 8. Ironically townshend acts were repealed that day except tea (no telephones) two years of relative peace followed

          

  3. objective of chapterHoratio Gates and Benedict Arnold capture John Burgoyne and 9,500 British; Because of the battle the French noticed the Americans were willing to fight and decided to join with the Americans; if it wasn't for the French, the British may have won the war.

          

  4. boston port actclosed to commerce until tea was paid

          

  5. common sensewritten by Thomas Paine; a phamplet that urged the colonists to fight for their independance

          

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