Grade 7 Social Studies
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military force made up of civilians trained as soldiers
citizen soldiers who fought the British at Lexington and Concord
an organized campaign to refuse to buy certain products
the shutting off of a port by ships to keep people or supplies from moving in or out
provide a way for the English colonies to work together
What did the Albany Plan of Union aimed to do?
colonial settlers had to remain east of the Appalacians
What did the Proclamation of 1763 declare?
it established a British monopoly on tea
Why did colonists resent the Tea Act?
The French, during the French Indian War
Who was Fort Ticonderoga captured by?
Who would be looked at as traitors?
colonists were loyal to the king
What did the Olive Branch Petition state?
colonists had to buy stamps to put on legal dcouments
What did the Stamp Act of 1765 say?
form an army
What was the first step that the Second Continental Congress took in preparation for war?
A fort built 50 miles from Fort Duquesne and later captured by the French
What was Fort Necessity?
Which side fired the first shot of the American Revolution?
What conflict was started by the leader of the Ottawa nation in 1763?
Second Continental Congress
When was George Washington chosen as commander of the continental army?
workers and sailors
What two groups of people surrounded soldiers during the Boston Massacre
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