35 terms

AHI Ch. 5 & 6

bicameral legislature
lawmaking body with two houses
John Peter Zenger
his court case was a victory for freedom of the press
printing false statement about an elected official
Glorious revolution
the overthrow of King James in England, passing of the English Bill of Rights
goods sold to other countries
goods bought from other countires
triangular trade
New England, Africa, West Indies
cash crops
tobacco, cotton, sold for a profit by the southern colonies
emotional gatherings, sermons
scientific revolution, proved the planets revolve around the sun
England's national legislature
Middle Passage
deadly voyage of 10 million Africans to the Americas
young boys who learned a skilled trade
Issac Newton
developed the scientific method that is still used today
Ben Franklin
Poor Richard's almanac, inventor of many useful devices
We won't buy their goods
colonists' perspective
We pay taxes, why shouldn't they?
British perspective
civilians serving as soliders
killes, wounded or missing soliders
Albany Plan of Union
Ben Franklin's plan to unite the colonies
Edward Braddock
British commander killed at the "Point"
lost almost all land in French & Indian war
Ottawa chief who tried to unite natives againist white settlers, surrendered in 1766
Proclamation of 1763
King's George's ban to stop colonial settlement west of the Appilation mountians
George Grenville
British prime minister who ask Paliament to tax the colonists
Stamp act
internal tax on paper goods, it was repealed
Sons of Liberty
Sam Adams and others used violence to scare tax collectors
Committees of Correspondence
groups that contacted towns to share ideas about ways to challenge British tax laws
refusal to buy certain goods
French & Indian war
conflict between France and England in North America
writs of assistance
special document that allowed tax collectors to search for smuggled goods
giving information on only one side of the argument
Boston Massacre
incident that left 5 colonists shot dead
Boston Tea Party
protest againist British tea in the colonies
Intolerable Act
British troops quartered in Boston homes, harbor closed, trial by jury suspended