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Road to the American Revolution 1
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Law that prohibited the settlers from moving to the Ohio Valley.
Law requiring colonist to house and feed the British Soldiers.
Law passed by Parliament that required the colonists to pay a tax on items made from paper like newspapers, marriage license, deeds and playing cards.
Law created by Charles Townshend, passed by Parliament, required colonist to pay a tax on everyday items like glass, lead, paper, paint and tea.
The event where British soldiers were taunted and bullied by the colonists and it escalated until the British soldiers fired on the unarmed colonists with their rifles.
Boston Tea Party
An act of civil disobedience by the Sons of Liberty in protest to the British "taxation without representation."
Intolerable Acts (Coercive)
In response to the Boston Tea Party King George shut down the Port of Boston, sent more troops and suspended the town meetings until the King was compensated for the dumped tea.
First Continental Congress
Colonies sent representatives to Philadelphia to organize to protect their rights. They collectively they needed to present the complaints to the king. They develop the Declaration of Rights and sent it to the king. They agreed to boycott all trade with Britain and to equip and train the colonial militias.
"Taxation without Representation"
Argument that a government can not impose taxes on the citizens without their consent.
French and Indian War
War fought by the colonist and Britain against the French and Indians for the rich Ohio Valley.
The economic system were the colony will work and send all raw materials to the mother country and the mother country would provide finished products.
Prohibited the colonists from trading with any country except Great Britain.
Fired the first shots of the French and Indian War
A leader of the Sons of Liberty
Boston Lawyer who defended the British soldiers accused of murder in the Boston Massacre
Time before the French and Indian War when Great Britain loosely supervised colonial trade.
"No taxation without representation!"
Patriot slogan that demanded representation in Parliament.
The results of the Treaty of Paris
Grants Britain all territory east of the Mississippi.
Consequences of French and Indian War
War debt causes the end of Salutary Neglect and a series of taxes laid on the colonies.
A refusal to buy or use goods and services.
Sons of Liberty
A group of colonists who formed a secret society to oppose British taxation policies.
a crude dummy or image representing a hated person or group
Colonists who received free passage to North America in exchange for working without pay for a certain number of years
a trade route that exchanged goods between the West Indies, the American colonies, and Europe. This was the primary route that was used to ship enslaved Africans to the colonies.
King George III
King of England before and during the American Revolution
information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.
Revere print of the Boston Massacre
An example of propaganda
A group of civilians trained to fight in emergencies
Britain's law-making assembly
A piece of legislation, law
In Great Britain, the leader of Parliament
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