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  1. Coercive Acts/Intolerable Acts
  2. Boycott
  3. Militia
  4. John Adams
  5. Cede
  1. a to give up, surrender; to hand over to another
  2. b civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
  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 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.
  5. e organized campaign or plan to refuse to buy certain goods or services

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a soldier who fights for any country or group that will pay him
  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 Parliament repealed the act (1766)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. court orders or legal document that let a British customs officer inspect a ship's cargo without giving any reason for the search
  4. agreement between nations to aid and protect one another against other countries
  5. import tax

5 True/False questions

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


  2. The Proclamation of 1763an act from Britian that barred the colonists from building settlements west of the Appalachian Mts. Created mainly to prevent further conflicts with native americans.


  3. 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.


  4. Minutemencivilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army


  5. Petitiona formal written request for government action