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A firey patriot who openly rebelled against England and made his money in a smuggling operation.
A Tory member as well as King George's Pime Minister and yes-man who advocated repeal of the Townshend Acts.
Prime Minister who authorized many Acts, Laws, and Taxes that repressed the Americans.
A politian and contributer to the Revolution. Led the Boston Tea Party and attended the First Continental Congress.
Baron von Steuben
A stern drill master who whipped the colonists into fighting trim against the British. He was German.
An Englishstatesman who warned that if the English didn't treat the Americans as equals.
A Scotsman who was greatly opposed to mercantilism. He was considered the "Father of Modern Economics."
An economic theory where a mother country exploits raw materials from their colony and exports than imports.
No Taxation Without Representation
An angry cry by the colonists who felt they weren't being represented in Parliament due to the amount of taxe given.
The raw materials of America that had to be sent to England before it could go anywhere else.
Act stating theat the French of Quebec could rule the land the British had just won the settlers there.
Theory that all members of Parliament represented British citizens, even the Americans.
First Continental Congress
Discussed grivances, wrote the Decleration of Rights, and decided to boycott British goods.
Fight between soldiers and colonists in Boston. First person killed in the name of the revolution.
Committees of Correspondence
A letter writing system set up by Samuel Adams that allowed colonies to know what was happening elsewhere.
Boston Tea Party
Led by Samuel Adams, patroits dressed as Indians and threw tea off a ship and into Boston Harbor.
Act that moved all trials to England, shut down Boston Port, and abolished public meetings.
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