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Boston Tea Party

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Patriot
A person who questions King George III
Loyalist
A person who supports King George III
Boycott
A protest / Not buying something
Revolution
A change or over throw of the government
Sons of Liberty
An organized group of Patriots to protest the tax- 1765
Sam Adams
"This meeting can do nothing more to save our country"
Crispus Attucks
First person to die in the Boston massacre
Patrick Henry
"Give me liberty or give me death"
King George III
The King of England
James Otis
"Taxation without representation is tyrrany"
General Thomas Gage
The commander of the British Army
Sugar Act
1764- taxed on sugar, wine, coffee, dyes, and cloth
Stamp Act
1765- Taxed on playing cards, newspapers, books, pamphlets, legal documents :wills
Townshend Acts
1767- Taxed on glass, led, tea, painters colors
Boston Massacre
1770- 5 colonists killed by british troops
Tea Act
1770- Parliament takes away the Townshed Acts except for the tea.
Boston Tea Party
1773- Men disguised as Mohawks threw tea into the harbor to protest the tax on tea.
French and Indian War
The English fought against France for the land in North America. England won but needed to pay off the debts of the war.