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the colonists telled insults and threw snowballs at some British soldiers; the redcoats fired into a crowd, killing five patriots
COMITTEE OF CORRESPONDENCE
members exchanged letters telling local anti-British activities in the years before the Revolutionary War.
they seprated form the church of england, and calme to AMerica for religious freedom; before landing at Plymouth, Massachuisetts, the people set forth rules for theier colony in the Mayflower COmpact; the colonists and Indians celebrated the first Thanksgiving in 1621
Paul Revere and William Dawes warned the minutemen that the redcoats were marching out of Bostonl; the colonists met the British and fought the opening battles of the American Revolution in these towns
when the patriots staged the Boston Tea Party, Parliament passed these harsh laws to punish the people of Massachusetts
a refusal to buy goods in order to force a change in policy; the colonists used this tactic to get Parliament to repeal some of its strict trade and tax policies
it was the first permanent English settlemnet in America; because of the strict rules set forth by John Smith--"no work, no food"-- the colonists survuved the "starving time"
the British and the Americans together drove the French from North America after winning the Battle at Quebec
left England and settled in the Boston area; started the Massachusetts Bay Colony in order to enjoy freedom of religion
the gathering of people in a New England town for the purpose of marking their own local laws
DECLERATION OF INDEPENDENCE
announced that the new "United States of America" was an independent country free of British rule
HOUSE OF BURGESSES
first representative government in America; voters in Virginia elected their own lawmakers
LINE OF DEMARCATION
it sepeated newly discoverd lands around the world between Spain and Portugal; it was drawn by the Pope in order to avoid disputes over land claims which might lead to war
conflict in which Americans defeated the British, and became an independent nation
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