5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Writ of Assistance
- George Washington
- The Stamp Act
- a official end
- b court orders or legal document that let a British customs officer inspect a ship's cargo without giving any reason for the search
- c agreement between nations to aid and protect one another against other countries
- 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 Parliament repealed the act (1766)
- e 21 year old surveyor in the Virginia Militia. Elected as our first President of the USA.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- A leader of the Sons of Liberty. Adams suggested the formation of the Committees of Correspondence and fought for colonial rights throughout New England.
- organized campaign or plan to refuse to buy certain goods or services
- Was a war fought by French and English on American soil over control of the Ohio River Valley-- English defeated French in1763. Historical Significance: established England as number one world power and began to gradually change attitudes of the colonists toward England for the worse.
- the shutting of a port to keep people or supplies from moving in or out
5 True/False questions
Duty → import tax
Petition → civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
Coercive Acts/Intolerable Acts → 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.
Mercenaries → official end
Minutemen → civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army