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French and Indian War, and Road to Revolution Terms
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A religious movement that became widespread in the American colonies in the 1730s and 1740s; led to rise in Methodist and Baptist churches
American theologian whose sermons led to a period of renewed interest in religion (Great Awakening) in America.
Seven Years' War
(1756-1763 CE) Also known also as the French and Indian war. It was the war between the French and their Indian allies and the English and colonists. England won.
French and Indian War
Part of 7 years war, in which France and Britain fought over territory in North America (1754-1763)
Treaty of Paris
Peace agreement that ended French and Indian War (1763). Also, in 1783, this is the name of the Treaty that ended the Revolutionary War
(1764) British tax on sugar, coffee, wines, and molasses to help pay off war debts from French and Indian War.
Act that stated that British soldiers had to move in with colonials. Colonists were forced to house them, stay in their home, and supply them . 1765
1765, A tax that the British Pariliament placed on newspapers and official documents sold in the American Colonies
Sons of Liberty
A group of colonists who formed a secret society to oppose British policies at the time of the American Revolution
Proclamation of 1763
Act passed after French and Indian War by England, prohibiting colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains
The first bloodshed of the Amercan Revolution, as British guards at the Boston Customs House opened fire on a crowd killing five americans
Boston lawyer; 2nd President of the U.S.; Federalist
Boston Tea Party
A 1773 protest against British taxes in which Boston colonists disguised as Mohawks dumped valuable tea into Boston Harbor.
17th century English philosopher who believed that people have a natural right to life, liberty, and property.
An agreement between the people and their government signifying their consent to be governed.
Revolutionary leader who wrote the pamphlet Common Sense (1776) arguing for American independence from Britain.
A pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1776 to convince the colonists that it was time to become independent.
(1650-1800) The emergence of the belief that the power of human knowledge and reason can improve human society.
Declaration of Independence
Written by Thomas Jefferson, to assert that the colonies were separating from England.
July 4, 1776
The Declaration of Independence was signed on this day.
Writer of the Declaration of Independence
Lexington and Concord
First shot of the Revolutionary War. "Shot heard around the world"
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