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Britain needed money to repay war debts, so the colonies saw an increase in taxes.
How was the French and Indian War a long-term cause of the Revolution?
What natural boundary feature did the Proclamation of 1763 follow?
Which act required the colonists to purchase only British goods and to carry them only using British ships?
The Liberty Boys
The group of Georgians who met in taverns, such as Tondee's Tavern in Savannah, to oppose the Stamp Act:
Writs of assistance
Which act allowed British soldiers to search colonial homes looking for smuggled goods
The Boston Tea Party
The Intolerable Acts were passed in response to
First Continental Congress
At the ______________________________, delegates from all colonies but Georgia gathered to discuss the colonists' reaction to the Intolerable Acts, and they decided to boycott all British goods.
What event began as a snowball fight and ended in 5 deaths?
The Patriots began to boycott tea as a response to the Tea Act
The Boston Tea Party took place after
The British prohibited the Massachusetts colonists from having town meetings, the British required citizens in all colonies to house and feed British soldiers, and the British closed Boston port until the colonists paid for the tea that was destroyed in the Boston Tea Party.
Which was provisions of the Intolerable Acts?
it was still financially dependent on Great Britain
Like many colonists, Georgians were divided on the issues of the Revolutionary War. The colony was reluctant to join the revolution at first because
The colonists sent a petition (Olive Branch Petition) to King George III and the colonists created the Continental Army
What took place at the Second Continental Congress?
Lexington and Concord
What battle became known as "the shot heard around the world"?
Who was nominated to be the leader of the Continental Army?
Who was the author of Common Sense, the pamphlet that urged colonists to break away from Great Britain?
What is the opening part of the Declaration of Independence called?
Who was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence?
A list of grievances (complaints)
What is included in the middle part of the Declaration of Independence?
Who was the leader of the militia who led forces at the Battle of Kettle Creek?
It boosted morale and the colonists took needed weapons and horses from the British
Why was the Battle of Kettle Creek important?
Who was the black soldier who was seriously wounded at the Battle of Kettle Creek?
Who was the female Georgia patriot famous for capturing and killing a group of Tories during the revolution?
George Walton, Button Gwinnett, and Lyman Hall
Who were the three Georgians who signed the Declaration of Independence?
the city of Savannah remained in British hands until the end of the war.
What was the MOST significant result of the siege of Savannah?
Which act resulted in Georgia's only newspaper, the Georgia Gazette, to stop printing?
It has a consistently mild climate
Georgia's climate attracts business and industry because the state
Fort King George
What was the name of the first British fort built in Georgia?
Which of the following nations built missions along Georgia's barrier islands?
Establish a source of raw materials
The main reason the king wanted to create the colony of Georgia was to
Use a portion of their land to grow mulberry trees
Those who were selected to settle the colony of Georgia were required to