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Causes of the Revolutionary War Modified

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Great Awakening
new focus on religion in the colonies called when preachers went around telling people to focus more on God than money
Proclamation Line of 1763
What King George III did when he decided he didn't want the colonists exploring or getting killed in the Ohio River Valley
tariff
Tax on foreign products, on imported goods
Who won the french and indian war?
Great Britain and the Colonists
Treaty
peace agreement at the end of a war
Stamp Act
Put a tax on printed items such as newspapers, legal documents, and playing cards
militia
a group of volunteer citizens ready to fight
Coercive Act
closed the Boston Harbor until the colonists paid the british for damaged tea
Sons of Liberty
A group formed by colonists who protested British taxes and laws
Townshend Act
Placed taxes on paint, glass, lead, paper, and tea. Came after Declaratory Act
In what year did the Revolutionary War begin?
1775
Ohio River Valley
Area of land that Great Britain received as part of the Treaty of Paris
Quartering Act
Act after the Sugar act that made colonists house, clothe, and feed british soldiers.
Boycott
Someone refuses to buy or use a product as a form of protest
Why did the colonists dress up as Indians during the Boston Tea Party?
to disguise themselves so the British didn't know who they were
Who was one of the leaders of the Sons of Liberty?
John Hancock or Sam Adams
Smuggling
illegally sneaking something into the country
Crispus Attucks
First african american colonists that was killed in the Boston Massacre
What was the colonists' biggest argument against British taxes
NO TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION!
What war put Britain in a big national debt?
French and Indian War