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History 2nd Quarter Exam

French and Indian War, Revolutionary War
Jonathon Edwards
wrote Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
Samuel Davies
leader of the Great Awakening in the south
George Whitefield
America's first celebrity/went on 7 preaching tours
George Whitefield
created America's first orphanage
Benjamin Franklin
creator of the Albany Plan
Paul Revere
painted an important picture of the Boston Massacre
Edward Braddock
British general who was killed during a battle in 1755
William Pitt
British leader who devised a plan to defeat the French
James Wolfe
British general who lead an attack on Quebec
Marquis de Montcalm
French general who was defeated attacked at Quebec
Samuel Adams
leader on the Sons of Liberty and the Committees of Coorespondence
Paul Revere
William Dawes
Samuel Prescott
warned the colonists that the British were coming
John Hancock
Samuel Adams
men the British were going to arrest in Concord
Ethan Allen
Benedict Arnold
captured Fort Ticonderoga for the Patriots
people who were hired to fight for Britain
Thomas Jefferson
wrote most of the Declaration of Independence
George Washington
Commander-in-chief of the Continental Army
Benedict Arnold
Patriot hero who switched sides during the war
Thomas Paine
wrote Common Sense
German mercenaries
colonists who remained loyal to Britain
Henry Knox
brought cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston
Edward Rutledge
Thomas Lynch, Jr.
Authur Middleton
Thomas Heyward, Jr.
signed the Declaration of Independence for SC
Thomas Lynch, Sr.
died before he was able to sign the D.O.I.
Stamp Act
first internal tax (tax on things made by the colonists)
Sugar Act
tax on all imported goods (silk, sugar, coffee)
Townshend Act
tax on lead, paint, glass, tea
Stamp Act
tax that required a stamp on all legal documents
Quartering Act
colonists must provide for British soldiers
Tea Act
gave Britain a monopoly of the sale of tea
Intolerable Act
taxes meant to punish Boston, Massachusetts
Line of Proclamation
forbade the colonists to settle west of Appalachians
Stamp Act
first act to be repealed by the British government
Albany Plan
plan to unite colonies into one governing body with representatives during the French and Indian War
writs of assistance
search warrants
refusing to buy or support something
Sons of Liberty
group who protested against laws and led boycotts
used to teach the colonial children the alphabet
Ole Deluder Satan Act
a town with 50 families has to have a school/teacher
The Great Awakening
a spiritual revival in all 13 colonies in the 1700s
Battle of Saratoga
the "turning point" in the American Revolution
Disaster at New York
George Washington's troops narrowly escape
Battle of Bunker Hill
a "costly" victory for the British
Battle of Princeton
Patriot victory a few days after Trenton
Battle of Quebec
Patriots lose here because of disease and bad weather
Fort Ticonderoga
Patriot capture this fort early in 1775
Battle of Trenton
Washington crossed the Delaware River to win here
July 2, 1776
colonies voted to be independent
July 4, 1776
voted to accept the Declaration of Independence
August 2, 1776
signed the Declaration of Independence