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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
Causes of the Revolution
Terms in this set (22)
What is the mountain range that stretches from eastern Canada south to Alabama?
What was the first bloodshed of the American Revolution in 1770?
What was the group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies?
What was the protest in 1773 against British taxes in which Boston colonists disguised as Mohawks dumped valuable tea into Boston Harbor?
Boston Tea Party
Money that is owed or due is called?
What was a movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reason in the reappraisal?
What was the war fought in the colonies between the English and the French for possession of the Ohio Valley area? It happened in between the time of (1754-1763)?
French and Indian War
What is a Basic liberties and rights of all citizens are guaranteed in the Bill of Rights?
What was the series of laws passed in 1774 to punish the Boston for the Tea Party?
What is an economic policy under which nations sought to increase their wealth and power by obtaining large amounts of gold and silver and by selling more goods than they bought?
What was the British law passed in 1773 to change a trade pattern in the American colonies by taxing molasses imported into colonies not ruled by Britain?
What was the laws that governed trades between England and its colonies?
The point of contention that sparked the French and Indian War?
Ohio River Valley
A war that was launched in 1763 by a loose confederation of American Indian tribes?
A proclamation from the British government which forbade British colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains?
Proclamation of 1763
What means to cancel a law?
What was the act of illegally importing or exporting goods?
What was a radical political organization for colonial independence which formed in 1765 after the passage of the Stamp Act?
Sons of Liberty
What was the law that taxed printed goods, playing cards, documents, and newspapers?
What are fees for the support of government required to be paid by people and businesses?
What was a tax that the British Parliament passed in 1767 that was placed on leads, glass, paint and tea?
What was a agreement signed by British and American leaders that stated the United States of America was a free and independent country?
Treaty of Paris
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