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American Revolution Unit Review
Terms in this set (13)
1765; law that taxed printed goods, including: playing cards, documents, newspapers, etc.
Port of Boston closed, reduced power of assemblies], permitted royal officers to be tried elsewhere, provided for quartering of troops
an economic policy under which nations sought to increase their wealth and power by obtaining large amounts of gold and by selling more goods than they bought
Lexington and Concord
A 1775 conflict between colonial minutemen & British soldiers attempting to take the colonists' large store of arms; began the Revolutionary War,
First Continental Congress
September 1774, delegates from twelve colonies sent representatives to Philadelphia to discuss a response to the Intolerable Acts
Second Continental Congress
They organized the Continental Army, called on the colonies to send troops, selected George Washington to lead the army, and appointed the comittee to draft the Declaration of Independence.
Representation in Parliament
Colonists felt that the laws and taxes passed by the British were unfair because they had no____________________.
Declaration of Independence
The document approved by representatives of the American colonies in 1776 that stated their grievances against the British monarch and declared their independence.
French and Indian War
due to the costly war, the king began taxing the colonists which led to a lot of tension between Britain and the colonists
Proclamation of 1763
The British king forbade the colonists from moving into lands west of the Appalachian mountains
Boston Tea Party
A 1773 protest against British taxes in which Boston colonists dumped valuable tea into Boston Harbor.
A tax that the British Parliament passed in 1767 that was placed on leads, glass, paint and tea
An English policy of not strictly enforcing laws in its colonies
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