American History Prentice Hall America History Of Our Nation Chapter 5
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The fort that was renamed from fort Duquesne to fort Pitt in honor of Williams Pitt. It city of Pittsburg was built over his name.
An agreement between nations or groups to help each other against other nations or groups.
The fort the Green Mountain Boys and their leader Ethan Allen, who was a blacksmith, captured and got cannons from. These cannons helped capture Boston back from the British troops.
An organized campaign to refuse to buy certain products.
Albany Planted Union
The union that helped get all the colonies together as one.
Proclamation of 1763
The Proclamation of 1763 banned all colonial settlement west of a line drawn along the Appalachian Mountains.
Continental Congress 2
The colonial leaders meet yet again. They elect George Washington as the leader of the continental army.
Who fired the first shot?
NO ONE KNOWS!
It put a British monopoly(or a total control of a market for a certain product) on tea.
Olive Branch Petition
A petition sent to Britain that stated the colonists were loyal to the king.
This act required that all colonists buy special tax stamps for all kinds of products and activities.
An Act that set up a system to enforce new import duties. To help customs officers find illegal goods, they were allowed to use writs of assistance. There were big boycotts against this act.
How did King George the third respond to the petition?
He was very angry and sent men but also did nothing. It is both a and b.
This was a harsh act put on the colonies for the Boston Tea Party. This act closed the port of Boston, increased the powers of the royal governor, abolished the upper house of the Massachusetts legislature, and cut the powers of town meetings.
Describe the conflict between the British and colonist taxes.
The 7 year war caused the conflict and this went on through the petitions, Boston Massacre, and Boston Tea Party.
What lands did the British gain after the war?
All French lands east of the Mississippi with the exception of New ORleans and French Canada.
Who won the battle of Bunker Hill?
There is 2 answers- The British did because they captured the hill after 3 tries. The colonists did because they held off the British 3 times before losing it.
What happened after they held off the British from Bunker Hill.
Their confidence went up.
Lexington and Concord
First battle of the American Revolution. This is were the first shot was fired but no one knows who fired it.
Two great military advantages the British had
They had mercenaries, the best navy at the time, lots of men, and very good weapons.