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why did King George III create the additional taxes on the colonies?
because he had to pay for the solders in the protecting the colonist from the Indian
all the acts
stamp act, tea act, sugar act, intolerable acts
changes to the colonial legal system
the king made it so there were no juries and the judge makes the option if hes good or not
what does "no taxation with out representation" mean?
the king cant make tax's with out there consent
what is salutary neglect?
not enforcing most laws governing the colonies
committees of correspondence
they shared there ideas and information and how to challenge the tax's
what is a boycott?
its to refuse to buy goods that have tax's on them
what does the sons and Daughters of liberty do?
they told people about how to boycott stuff
what is the Boston massacre?
it was a shooting that killed 5 people three people then and then 2 people died latter at home
what was the Boston tea party?
when men dressed up like native Americans and dumped over 340/tubs of tea in the harbor
what were the dates for the acts
tea 1773, sugar 1764, stamp 1765, intolerable 1774
date for Boston massacre
1770 for Boston massacre
date for the Boston Tea party
1773 Boston Tea party
date for the First Continental Congress
1774 First Continental congress
date for Shot heard around the world
1775 shot heard around the world
date for the second Continental Congress
1775 Second Continental Congress
date for the book Common sense
1776 common sense
date for the D of I
1776 D of I
date for Valley forge
1777 Valley forge
date for Battle of York Town
1781 Battle of York Town.
date for Treaty of Paris
1783 Treaty of paris
what is the purpose of the first continental congress
was the gathering of colonial leaders who were deeply troubled how the king was treating them
what did the declaration of rights do?
it was a list of ten resolutions that was the last resort to restore the relationship between the colonist and the king
what was the ride of Paul Revere
he rode into the city to warn the colonist about the British.
what were the battles at Lexington and Concord?
70 minutemen were waiting to ambush the British but the minutemen were not prepared for how many solders the British had.
what was the "shot heard around the world"?
the minutemen and the British forces were in a gun fight but to this day no one knows who shot the first bullet in the fight but it was a quick one indeed.
what was the purpose of the second continental congress?
it was the first attempt to revolt against the British forces so some wanted war and some wanted peace
what was the continental army?
the army was the army that fought the British and the force that Gorge Washington commanded
what was the Olive branch petition?
the finale chance to restore peace between nations but the king didn't read it so war became indefinite.
what was Bunker hill?
it was a fight that took place on breeds hill also the colonist were waiting for the British to attack and when they did it took three try's to get over the mountain.
what was the battle of Dorchester Heights?
it took place on fort Ticonderoga the British had a lot of weapons and ammunition there so the colonist were trying to take it for the equipment
what was common sense
its a book about getting freedom around the colonist
what was the Declaration of Independence?
it was a document saying that they were going to clam there freedom and it says why there going to also
war a full revolt ageist Britain and they said chose to side with the British and fight a war you know you can win or side with the colonist and fight a war that you are going to lose
the D of I (Declaration of Independence) didn't mention women's, native Americans and African Americans rights
who was king George the third
he was the king of Brittan during the war
who was Samuel Adams
he was a local leader and he help found the committees of correspondence
who was James Otis
he was the person next to Samuel Adams he also found the committees of correspondence
who was Patrick henry
he was one of the leaders of the first comitial congress
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