The Colonies Unite Chapter 8 lesson 1,2,3

colonies unite

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imperial policies
the laws and orders issued by the british government
Benjamin Franklin
I spoke out against the latest tax laws to Parliament
James Otis
I spoke out against the Stamp Act. "No taxation no representation."
Partrick Henry
I told Parliament that the colonies needed representation. I was accused of Treason.
Samuel Adams
I was an American Revolutionary leader who served as a member of congress and later a the second president of the United States. I was also one of the Sons of Liberty.
Sons of Liberty
I captured British tax collectors. We started the Boston Tea Party.
Daughters of Liberty
I began spinning and weaving cloth for sale in place of British cloth. I also asked people to stop drinking British tea and grow herbal tea.
Crispus Attucks
I was an African American who as killed in the Boston Massacre.
Edmund Burke
I was a British leader during the American Revolution who advised the British government to compromise with the colonists.
John Hancock
I was a leader of the Sons of Liberty in Massachusetts and first signed the Declaration of Independence.
Paul Revere
I was a member of the Sons of Liberty and found out a plan to the Patriots that the British were marching toward Concord and drew the Bloody Massacre.
Proclamation of 1763
Colonists were not allowed to live west of the Appalachian Mountains.
The Sugar Act
This act taxed sugar and molasses brought into from West Indies to Colonies.
The Stamp Act
Act that taxed paper documents such as newspapers, legal documents, and even playing cards.
The Townshend Act
Act that taxed glass, tea, paint, and paper brought into the colonies.
The Coercive Acts
Acts that made colonists pay taxes for the destroyed tea. Later British warships blocked ships from entering or leaving the harbor.
George Grenville
I pushed Parliament to tax colonies