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Britain goes deeply in deep because of the....
French and Indian War (american's gain experience from fighting in it)
The Royal Proclamation of 1763 is.....
where the British reserved land west of the appalchian mountains to the native americans (because they helped fight the war) (was mainly because they wanted to keep peace with the native americans)
The Royal Proclamation of 1763 made it so that....
the Americans could not move west and americans that lived in the west had to leave
Why did the royal Proclamation of 1763 upset americans? how did they react?
Americans were upset because the helped win that land. The ignored the laws. (it was poorly enforced)
Ways americans protested violently...
tarring and feathering, hanging dummies of tax collectors called effigy's
The Boston Massacre is when...
Americans mob harasses the soldiers and one British soldier fired which caused them all to fire (some americans were killed)
John Adams wanted to be the lawyer for the british soldiers because....
he wanted to prove that the American trials were fair to all.
American patriots "spin" which event and say it was an example of British Tyranny?
The Boston Massacre
The Tea Act gave ........................... monopoly on American tea trade.
British East India Tea company
The Boston Tea Party was where the.....
patriots dressed up as Indians and boarded three British tea ships and dumped 342 chests of tea overboard
The four Intolerable Acts were...
The Port Act, The Quartering Act, The Massachusetts Gov Act, The Administration of Justice Act
Described the Massachusetts Government Act:
limited town meetings to once a year, most postitions in colonial gov were appointed by the king (not elected by the people as they were before)
Describe the Administration of Justice Act:
royal officials accused of a crime would be tried in England not Massachusetts (Americans were upset because they felt England would be subjective in deciding)
Other colonies were deeply troubled by how Britain was treating Boston with the....
The First Continental Congress was where delegates.....
from 12 of the 13 colonies meet in Philadelphia to discuss and take action
The First Continental Congress was the first time....
the colonies unite (in a limited way) to take action
The First Continental Congress key decisions and actions include....
sending food to boston, raise militias in each colony, store up arms (just in case), boycott british goods, send petitions to king (if the british do not repeal the intolerable acts they will meet the following year)
The british soldiers goal before The Battle of Lexington and Concord was to...
confiscate rebel arms and arrest John Hancok and Sam Adams
Who is Benedict Arnold?
he was a general during the revolutionary war but switched sides to the British and led them to there camps and was captured by the americans
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