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Sermons Revolution 3

Third set of American Revolution Flashcards
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Queen Anne's War
One of the Three Early Wars for Empire (all named after English Monarchs)
East India Company
Tea Monopoly Corporation
Enlightenment
18th Century "Rationalism" Intellectual Movement
John Locke
Philosopher who rationalized Revolution if Natural Rights Violated
Benjamin Franklin
American Enlightenment Figure /Inventor/Scientist /Thinker/Philadelphia
Great Awakening
American Religious Movement led to more independent thinking/Colleges
Fort Necessity
Fort where Washington Surrendered in 1754
Albany Plan of Union
Early Failed Plan to Unite Colonies during French and Indian War
James Wolfe
Victorious British General at Quebec in 1760/Died of his Wounds
Jeffery Amherst
Notorious British General Rumored to have used early Germ Warfare
Henry Knox
Managed to get Cannons to Boston from Ticonderoga
Writs of Assistance
Blank Search Warrants used against Smugglers
James Otis
Lawyer who argued these Search Warrants violated Natural Law
Samuel Adams
Leader of the Sons of Liberty in Massachusetts/More Radical Cousin
John Adams
Colonial Lawyer defended the British Soldiers in the "Massacre"
Patrick Henry
Radical Virginia Lawyer and "Give me Liberty"Orator
Non-importation
Fancy term for Boycott on British Goods by Colonial Merchants
Declaratory Act
1766 Law which gave Parliament power to tax "in all cases"
John Dickinson
"Pennsylvania Farmer" objected to Taxation without Representation
Committees of Correspondence
Groups formed to keep Colonial Legislatures in Touch
Gaspee
British Revenue Ship Burned by Disguised Rhode Islanders
Cohesive Acts
British name for the legal response to the Tea Party
Thomas Gage
British General in Massachusetts in 1775
Paul Revere
Dispatch Rider who warned of British Coming
"Bloody"Lobsterbacks
Derisive Nickname for British Regular Troops
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