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  1. Louisburg
  2. Peace of Paris (1763)
  3. George Grenville
  4. John Dickenson
  5. Salutary Neglect
  1. a Strategic French fortress conquered by New England settlers, handed back to the French, and finally conquered again by the British in 1759
  2. b He became the Prime Minister of England in 1763. He was eager to reduce government spending, and he proposed the Sugar and Stamp acts to raise revenue in the colonies to defray the expenses of the French and Indian War and maintain Britain's expanded empire in America.
  3. c Letters of a Pennsylvania Farmer, Rewrote Olive Branch Petition, did not attend the signing of the declaration of independance.
  4. d A treaty between France and England which finally brought peace between the two. The treaty signed in 1763 gave Brittian some former French colonies at the West Indies, most of their territory in India and Canada and all their North American land east of the Mississippi. New Orleans and lands west of the Mississippi went to Spain.
  5. e An English policy of not strictly enforcing laws in its colonies

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. These were vigilante groups active in the 1760s and 1770s in the western parts of North and South Carolina. They violently protested high taxes and insufficient representation in the colonial legislature.
  2. Common Sense
  3. a British commander during the French and Indian War. He failed to capture Fort Duquesne in 1755. He was defeated by the French and the Indians, and killed at this same battle.This event was known as ___________'s blunder
  4. Killed French leader on a trip to the Ohio River valley to secure the land of Virginians who had purchased it. Fort Necessity. Blamed for the defeat of the militia.
  5. Four coercive acts directed mainly at punishing the people of Boston, Massachusetts and bringing the dissidents under control. The Port Act. The MA government Act. The Administration of Justice Act. Quartering Act

5 True/False questions

  1. Marquis de MontcalmHe joined Washington. His presence in America indicated that the French king, Louis XVI recognized US independence.


  2. Robert de La SalleThe first bloodshed of the Amercan Revolution, as British guards at the Boston Customs House opened fire on a crowd killing five americans


  3. John AdamsLawyer who defended British soldiers in the Boston Massacre trial. He believed in "innocent until proven guilty." In spite of these actions, he supported colonial independence. Second US president and first vice.


  4. MercantilismGerman soldiers who fought for the British


  5. Proclamation of 1763Act passed in 1766 just after the repeal of the Stamp Act. Stated that Parliament could legislate for the colonies in all cases.