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SS Chapter 5 Words
writs of assistance
allowed customs officers to enter any location to search for smuggled goods
a formal expression of opinion
rag figure representing an unpopular individual
to refuse to buy items from particular country
the act of not importing or ?
to cancel an act or law
information designed to influence opinion
committee of correspondence
an organization that used meetings, letters, and pamphlets to spread political ideas through the colonies
groups of citizen soldiers
militia volunteers who could be ready to fight at a moment's notice
a colonist who did not consider unfair taxes and regulations sufficient cause for rebellion
a colonist who was determined to fight the british until America won its independence
a formal request
lowered the tax on molasses important by the colonists
placed a tax on almost all printed material in the colonies- everything from newspaper
gave the company the right to the ship tea to the colonies without paying most of the taxes usually placed on tea
very harsh laws intended to punish the people of Massachusetts for their resistance
leaders tried to avoid some of the problems the Stamp acts