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  1. boston tea party
  2. stamp act congress
  3. justice act
  4. alliance with france
  5. ben franklin
  1. a american printer, author, philosopher, and scientist
  2. b most gunpowder in the first years of the war came from France; on Feb. 6, 1778 they signed to treaties: A treaty of Amity and Commerce (recognition as free from Britain) and a treaty of alliance.
  3. c government was trying to purchase their loyalty and passivity with cheap tea. a group of colonial patriots disguised as mohawk native americans boarded 3 ships and threw 342 chests of east india tea overboard. most of these patriots were making a profit on smuggling tea.
  4. d decides that england has the right to regulate colonies but could not have taxes for revenues. Form of legal opposition.
  5. e officials and British soldiers could not be tried in colonies- only in england and canada

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. tax on all printed documents (newspapers, deeds, licenses; college diplomas, even playing cards)
  2. inability to control colonies, raise money, draft men, etc.
  3. closed to commerce until tea was paid
  4. had the strongest navy in the world, had "manpower?" and had professional armies and mercenaries
  5. stops stamp act based on opposition and protesting, reduced tax on sugar, and reserved the right of Parliament to make laws binding on the colonies

5 True/False questions

  1. townshend actseventually puts taxes on everything but tea- a token of parliamentry authority, taxes various colonial imports such as glass, paint lead, and paper


  2. tea acttax on all printed documents (newspapers, deeds, licenses; college diplomas, even playing cards)


  3. Peace of Paris 1783Horatio Gates and Benedict Arnold capture John Burgoyne and 9,500 British; Because of the battle the French noticed the Americans were willing to fight and decided to join with the Americans; if it wasn't for the French, the British may have won the war.


  4. lexington and concordthis was the first fighting of the war, minute men in lexington formed a silent protest; the british advanced; a shot was fired; british shot and then changed with bayonets (8 dead, 10 wounded)


  5. quartering actrequired colonists to provide provisions and barracks or submit to the use of inns and vacant buildings for British soilders