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  1. George Washington
  2. Blockade
  3. The Stamp Act
  4. Repeal
  5. The Albany Congress
  1. a 21 year old surveyor in the Virginia Militia. Elected as our first President of the USA.
  2. b (1765) British parliamentary measure to tax the American colonies. To pay for costs resulting from the French and Indian War, the British sought to raise revenue through a stamp tax on printed matter. The tax was opposed by the colonists and they refused to use the stamps. The Stamp Act Congress, with representatives from nine colonies, met to petition Parliament to repeal the act. Parliament repealed the act (1766)
  3. c the shutting of a port to keep people or supplies from moving in or out
  4. d A meeting, in Albany NY, of colonial leaders called by the British government to ask to colonies to agree to help defend themselves against the French.
  5. e official end

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. import tax
  2. to give up, surrender; to hand over to another
  3. court orders or legal document that let a British customs officer inspect a ship's cargo without giving any reason for the search
  4. A leader of the Sons of Liberty. Adams suggested the formation of the Committees of Correspondence and fought for colonial rights throughout New England.
  5. a formal written request for government action

5 True/False questions

  1. Mercenariesto give up, surrender; to hand over to another

          

  2. Allianceagreement between nations to aid and protect one another against other countries

          

  3. John AdamsA leader of the Sons of Liberty. Adams suggested the formation of the Committees of Correspondence and fought for colonial rights throughout New England.

          

  4. Coercive Acts/Intolerable Acts(1765) British parliamentary measure to tax the American colonies. To pay for costs resulting from the French and Indian War, the British sought to raise revenue through a stamp tax on printed matter. The tax was opposed by the colonists and they refused to use the stamps. The Stamp Act Congress, with representatives from nine colonies, met to petition Parliament to repeal the act. Parliament repealed the act (1766)

          

  5. Pontiac's Wara formal written request for government action