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Chapter 5 study guide

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George Washington
warned the French to leave the Ohio Valley
King George III
British king at the start of the American Revolutionary War
Edward Braddock
stubborn commander of British forces during the French and Indian war
George Grenville
British prime minister who placed a tax on molasses and legal documents
William Pitt
was sent to North America to win the French and Indian war
John Adams
lawyer thatv defended the British soilders who were involved in the Boston Massacre
Ben Franklin
proposed the Albany plan of Union
Pontiac
Indian Cheif who attacked British forts in the Ohio Valley
Louis Montcalm
French General who died in the battle of Quebec
James Wolf
led British forces into Quebec
Huron Indians
Tribe that helped the French in the French and Indian war
Iroquois Indians
tribe that helped the English in the French and indian war
Samuel Adams
a son of liberty that helped unite the colonies
Fort Duquesne
became Fort Pitt after it was captured by the British
Fort Necessity
make shift fort built by George Washington
Louisbourg
fort that Jeffrey Amherst captured
Quebec
capital of New France
Ohio Valley
where most French forts were located
non- importation agreements
respobse to which the colonists said they would stop importing goods from England
Taxation without Representation
was said by the colonsits because Pafrliment passed these laws without their vote
First Continental Congress
when delagates gathered in Philadelphia in 1774
Writs of Assistance
alowed official to search cargo
Committee of Correspondance
organized by Sam Adams and sent letters and pamphlets to the colonies
Treaty of Paris
1st event on the road to revolution
Proclamation of 1763
stopped colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mts.
Pontiacs War
fighting between the colonists and the indians after the signing of the Treaty of Paris
Lexington and Concord
first shots fired in the American Revolution
Stamp act
a tax on legal papers, playing cards, ect.
stamp act congress
delagates wrote up petitions to stop the taxes
sugar act
tax on mollasses and sugar
tea
was not repealed when the other goods were
townshend acts
a tax on tea, lead, paint, galss, and cloth
Quartering act
citizens had to provide housing and other necessities to British soilders
Intolerable acts
a series of punishments giving to Mass after the Boston Tea Party