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  1. Duty
  2. The Proclamation of 1763
  3. The Stamp Act
  4. Coercive Acts/Intolerable Acts
  5. Militia
  1. a civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
  2. b import tax
  3. c 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.
  4. d (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 Parliament repealed the act (1766)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. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. volunteer citizen soldiers who were ready to fight in a moments notice
  2. 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.
  3. organized campaign or plan to refuse to buy certain goods or services
  4. 21 year old surveyor in the Virginia Militia. Elected as our first President of the USA.
  5. a soldier who fights for any country or group that will pay him

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Petitiona formal written request for government action


  3. Repealto give up, surrender; to hand over to another


  4. Writ of Assistancecourt orders or legal document that let a British customs officer inspect a ship's cargo without giving any reason for the search


  5. The Albany CongressA 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.