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8th Grade Review - Revolution & New Nation
Terms in this set (25)
Whose policies led directly to the American Revolution after the French and Indian War?
revenues / taxes
Great Britain established a number of restrictive policies designed to control the colonies and increase ___ after the French & Indian War.
King George III issued the ___ of 1763 to keep the British colonists separated from the Ohio Valley Indian tribes. Boundary was Appalachian Mountains.
Which Act was passed in 1764 that taxed molasses, wine, pimiento, coffee, linen fabric and other items?
Colonists viewed the Sugar Act as an infringement upon their free ___ rights.
Which act in 1764 prohibited the colonies from issuing paper money, causing British currency to be in short supply in the colonies?
Which act in 1764 was passed that required special stamps to be affixed to various printed materials and legal documents such as: newspapers, books, calendars, and playing cards?
William Pitt argued against the Stamp Act, "taxation without ____", because Parliament had no colonists representing the colonies, only British.
The ___ Act of 1765 required colonies to house British troops and to provide bedding, food, candles, vinegar, salt, and beer, cider, or rum to them.
The ___ Act of 1767 repealed the Stamp Act, but reaffirmed its right to legislate for the colonies.
The _____ Act of 1767 placed new taxes on glass, paint, oil, lead, paper and tea.
A large group of people refusing to buy goods is called a ___.
The Tea Act of 1773 was an attempt to salvage an almost bankrupt East India Company buy making them the only company that the Colonists could by tea from. This made the East India Company a _____.
Boston Tea Party
December 1773, a group of colonists disguised as American Natives boarded a British ship and tossed the tea into the harbor in retaliation.
The __ Acts, 1774: Because of the tea getting thrown off a ship in the Colonies, Parliament passed a series of 5 acts known as the Coercive Acts to punish Boston and other colonies.
The final of the 5 Coercive Acts was the ___ Act. It closed the port of Boston until the cost of the stolen tea and customs charges were fully paid to the East India Company and the British Government.
Which country did the East India Company belong to?
What is the British legislature called?
First Continental Congress, 1774
12 colonies met in Philadelphia in September of 1774. Georgia did not attend. This formed the _____. They suspended all economic relationships with Great Britain until the Coercive Acts were repealed.
The American Revolutionary War began in 1775 with the battles at __ and __.
Virginia House of Burgesses
Representative self-government in British North America was first demonstrated in the ___
During the Revolutionary War, the battle which helped transform the war into an international conflict was fought at ___
Moores Creek Bridge
Battle near Wilmington where the Patriots removed the planks and greased the bridge to defeat the British troops
John Paul Jones
Who said this during a famous naval battle? "I have not yet begun to fight!"
Who was the Patriot Spy who was hanged and said, " I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."?
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