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Stamp Act

The Stamp Act was a tax on many paper goods. The British felt that they deserved the money for protection and war expenses.
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Stamp Act
The ________ was a tax on many paper goods. The British felt that they deserved the money for protection and war expenses.
Boycott
Refusal to buy goods.
Tariff
a tax on imported goods.
Townsehend Acts
The _________ imposed tariffs on imported goods.
First Continental Congress
A 1774 meeting at which representatives from the colonies voted to stop trading with Britain and to start training colonists to fight.
Militia
_________ are volunteer soldiers that the British trained.
Minutmen
Some militias were called _________(soldiers ready to fight for the colonies in a minut's notice.)
Patriots
__________ fought against the KING.
Loyalists
___________ agreed with the KING.
Intolerble Acts
__________ were laws imposed by Britian that were punishments for the Boston Tea Party.