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Vocab #2 Define Colonialism
This list focuses on Colonialism and the beginnings of the American Revolution
Terms in this set (15)
A document written by the Pilgrims establishing guidelines for self-government. Example of early democracy.
New England Town Meetings
A North American approximation of direct or participatory democracy
Virginia House of Burgesses
Representative assembly,or legislature in the English colonies
Albany Plan of Union
plan proposed by Benjamin Franklin in 1754 that aimed to unite the 13 colonies
French and Indian War
War fought in the colonies between the English and the French
Proclamation of 1763
A proclamation from the British government which forbade British colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains.
British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists
law that taxed printed goods, including: playing cards, documents, newspapers, etc.
Law passed by parliament allowing the British East India Company to sell its low-cost tea directly to the colonies
A series of laws set up by Parliament to punish Massachusetts for its protests against the British
Required the colonials to provide food, lodging, and supplies for the British troops in the colonies.
Capture or taking of something by force
A refusal to buy or use goods and services.
To not allow or remove a good or service
A tax on the production or sale of a good.