Is an agreement between nations or groups to help each other against other nations or groups.
an i.Import tax, on goods brought into the colonies from another country
An organized campain to refuse, to buy certain products.
A written request to a goverment for something that many people want
writs of assistance
Court orders that allow officials to make searches without saying for what they were searching.
a total control of a market for a certain product.
official end of a law or action, removing something from practice
Citizen soilders who could be ready to fight at a minutes notice.
the shutting off of a port by ships to keep people or supplies from moving in or out.
Soilders who serve another country for money.
a force made up by civilians to protect the citizens and community
A surveyor, a leader of the militia in the colony of Virginia who later became a general in the Revolution and the first president.
a well known farmer and leader from Massachusetts, who defended colonial rights, and became the second president
John Adam's cousin who established a Committee of Correspondence to inform colonists of British actions
a leader from Pennsylvania, an inventor, a writer who defended colonial rights
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again
Reload the page to try again!
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.