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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
Toward Independence (C&E Goal 1 pt 3)
North Carolina's Civics and Economics EOC review for Goal 1: foundations of American politics.
Terms in this set (16)
A conference held in New York in 1754 to discuss a plan for federal union. First time the colonies seriously considered joining together.
French and Indian War
From 1754-1763 Great Britain fought against France. While it gained Britain vast French territory in North America it also incurred a large debt they expected the colonists to pay.
Proclamation of 1763
The British government forbade colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mts. Angered farmers and other settlers who wanted the land.
Required colonies to provide barracks (living quarters) and supplies to the British troops stationed in their area.
Stamp Act of 1765
Required colonists to buy and attach tax stamps to documents (legal documents, newspapers, and even playing cards). A form of direct taxing that angered colonists.
Sons of Liberty
Secret organizations formed by colonists to opposed British policies after the Stamp Act; responsible for the Boston Tea Party.
"No taxation without representation"
The colonists complaint that they had no say in tax policies that the British Parliament was imposing on them.
A pamphlet written by Thomas Paine to encourage the colonists to fight for independence from the British.
Declaration of Independence
Written by Thomas Jefferson, this document states why the colonies were leaving British rule and establishing their own country.
First Continental Congress
This gathering led to a letter being sent to King George III demanding colonists' rights be restored.
Second Continental Congress
This gathering led to the writing of the Declaration of Independence and the colonists forming their own army.
The events began with a verbal disagreement, a snowball fight, and ended in the death of five colonists; used as propaganda by the colonists for the revolutionary movement.
Boston Tea Party
Colonists protested the tax by dressing as Native Americans and throwing British merchan't tea into the Boston Harbor.
Refuse to buy - for example - when the colonists refused to buy British goods in response to the Stamp Act.
Great Britain punished the colonists (especially Boston) for the Boston Tea Party: restricted civil rights and closed the Harbor.
Lexington and Concord
First battles of the American Revolution; "shot heard round the world."
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