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Ms. Doss Chapter 5 Study Guide

The Proclamation of 1763 prohibited colonists from moving west of the
Appalachian Mountains
The British government tried to stop smuggling with the
Sugar Act
What act taxed almost all printed material in the colonies?
Stamp Act
Who led the Green Mountain Boys?
Ethan Allen
Who opposed any compromise with the American Colonies
George III
Whose letters to her husband suggested increased rights for women?
Abigail Adams
The man who wrote the Declaration of Independence was
Thomas Jefferson
Who ran the first post office established by the Second Continental Congress
Benjamin Franklin
Who wrote Common Sense
Thomas Payne
George Grenville's first action in the colonies was to take action against the
To search a colonists' house, a British customs officer presented
writs of assistance
Who persuaded the House of Burgesses to take action against the Stamp Act?
Patrick Henry
Which act gave the British Parliament the right to tax and make decisions for the colonies "in all cases whatsoever"?
the Declaratory Act
Colonial leaders used the Boston Massacre killings as
"The shot heard 'round the world" refers to the actions of the minutement at
Lexington and Concord
Which colonists did not consider unfair taxes a good reason for rebellion?
Which colonists wanted to fight the British for American independence?
George Washington was chosen commander of the Continental Army upon recommendation of
John Adams
The colonists expressed their desire for peace in the
Olive Branch Petition
When did the delegates to the Second Continental Congress vote to accept the Declaration of Independence?
July 4, 1776