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  1. Samuel Adams
  2. Blockade
  3. Repeal
  4. The Proclamation of 1763
  5. Petition
  1. a the shutting of a port to keep people or supplies from moving in or out
  2. b a formal written request for government action
  3. c an act from Britian that barred the colonists from building settlements west of the Appalachian Mts. Created mainly to prevent further conflicts with native americans.
  4. d official end
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. (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 Parliament repealed the act (1766)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. Lawyer 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.
  4. import tax
  5. in response to the Boston Tea Party, Parliament passes 4 acts in 1774- Port of Boston is closed, reduced power of assemblies in colonies, permitted royal officers to be tried in Britain, strengthened the 1765 Quartering Act.

5 True/False questions

  1. Writ of Assistanceagreement between nations to aid and protect one another against other countries


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


  3. Mercenariesa soldier who fights for any country or group that will pay him


  4. Boycottorganized campaign or plan to refuse to buy certain goods or services


  5. Minutemenvolunteer citizen soldiers who were ready to fight in a moments notice