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  1. Committees of Correspondence
  2. British Governing Policies of 1770's
  3. Mayflower Compact
  4. Puritans
  5. Marquis de Lafayette
  1. a Organization founded by Samuel Adams consisting of a system of communication between patriot leaders in New England and throughout the colonies
  2. b French General who helped Washington during American Revolution and later became important in French Revolution.
  3. c Protestant sect in England hoping to "purify" the Anglican church of Roman Catholic traces in practice and organization.
  4. d 1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It was signed by the 41 men on the Mayflower and set up a government for the Plymouth colony.
  5. e Parliament passed laws and taxes mainly to regulate and tax the colonies in an effort to raise revenue to help pay off debt from the French and Indian War

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Prussian soldier who helped train American forces at Valley Forge in the American Revolutionary War. Taught essential military skills such as drills, tactics, and discipline.
  2. Established in 1587. Called the Lost Colony. It was financed by Sir Walter Raleigh, and its leader in the New World was John White. All the settlers disappeared, and historians still don't know what became of them.
  3. a clash between British soldiers and Boston colonists in 1770, in which five of the colonists were killed. This event was highly publicized by Paul Revere and Samuel Adams and used to provoke anti-British sentiment throughout the colonies.
  4. Initiated by John Dickinson of the Second Continental Congress on July 8, 1775, the colonies made a final offer of peace to Britain, agreeing to be loyal to the British government if it addressed their grievances (repealed the Coercive Acts, ended the taxation without representation policies). It was rejected by Parliament, which in December 1775 passed the American Prohibitory Act forbidding all further trade with the colonies.
  5. He was a delegate from Virginia at the Second Continental Congress and wrote the Declaration of Independence. He later served as the third President of the United States.

5 True/False questions

  1. Natural RightsFounder of the Sons of Liberty and one of the most vocal patriots for independence; signed the Declaration of Independence


  2. Shot heard around the worldPrimarily consisted of ship building and fishing


  3. Monarchygovernment under a single ruler, usually a king or queen


  4. John HancockLawyer who defended British soldiers in the Boston Massacre trial. He believed in "innocent until proven guilty." In spite of these actions, he supported colonial independence. Would become the 2nd president of the U.S.


  5. Pilgrimsa person who supported the British cause in the American Revolution; a loyalist