24 terms

Eggers History 9 Ch. 7

Jeffrey Amherst
British General that held the Indians in contempt and discontinued the supplying of them
Gathered Ottawa and eighteen other tribes to attack forts across the Frontier
Bushy Run
Where the British defeated Pontiac
Proclamation of 1763
Made Appalachian Mountains the western limit for settlement
Policed coastal towns
Quartering Act
Forced colonies to pay for soldiers in their colony
George Grenville
Taxed colonies to help Britain financially
Sugar Act
Cut the tax of the Molasses Act
Daniel Dulany
Felt that the Sugar Act was well within the rights of Parliament
American Revenue Act
Official name of the Sugar Act
Stamp Act
a tax that the British Parliament placed on newspapers and official documents sold in the American colonies
John Dickenson
Made the Distinction between internal and external taxes
External Tax
Trade between the colonies and other places
Internal tax
Duties collected within the colonies
Sons of Liberty
Colonial rebel group that organized boycotts of British goods
Stamp Act Congress
Group of colonial elite that feared the rebellions would turn on them. Wrote the Decalaration of Rights and Grievances, which protested the Stamp Act while staying loyal to the crown
Virtual Representation
Parliament's argument against no taxation without representation. Stated that each member of Parliament represents the entire country
William Pitt
Was excited that the Americans were resisting
Edmund Burke
Felt that the colonies were defenders of British tradition
John Wilkes
English reformer who published attacks on George III and supported the rights of the American colonists (1727-1797)
George III
New King. Unlike George I and II, he was interested in governing England
Declaratory Act
Stated that England could make laws in the colonies
Charles Townshend
In order to become prime minister, attempted to lower British citizens' taxes and make up for it by raising colonial citizens' taxes
Townshend Duties
Taxes on all non-colonial goods