Chapter 6 "Causes of American Revolution"
Terms in this set (38)
King GEORGE III
ruled England during the time of the American Revolution
. Taxation without Representation
Reason why colonists were upset with England
planted the seed of freedom in the minds of colonists; believed that using writs of assistance was illegal.
"give me liberty or give me death."
Refusing to buy products from England
DAUGHTERS OF LIBERTY
a colonial women's group, helped in this effort by encouraging the production of domestic goods such as colonial cloth and herbal tea.
law stating that it still had supreme authority over the colonies.
WRITS OF ASSISTANCE.
blank search warrants that allowed British officials to enforce the Townshend Acts by searching for smuggled goods_
helped establish the Sons of Liberty.
10. The events of March 5, 1770; Since only five people died, the event was exaggerated by Patriots like Paul Revere.
exaggerating ideas for political gain or profit
defended the soldiers of the Boston Massacre; later was 2nd president of the U.S.
gave the British East India Company a monopoly over colonists.
BOSTON TEA PARTY
The Sons of Liberty protested the law by dressing as Indians throwing tea over board in Boston Harbor
set of laws of King George III respondby punishing the colonists with the__ or Coercive Acts. These laws closed the port of Boston, gave the governor power to ban the committees of correspondence & disband colonial legislatures, allowed soldiers to be quartered in private homes, and allowed British officials accused of a crime to be tried in England Intolerable Acts, the
FIRST CONTINENTAL CONGRESS
voted to ban all trade with Britain & began training a militia.
Paul Revere, William Dawes, & Samuel Prescott
13. rode to warn the minutemen before the battle at Lexington and Concord
14. The first shot of the revolution was fired at thIs town
15. The farmers defended this location in the city of Concordand drove the redcoats back to Boston.
those who opposed the revolution & sided with England & the king; another name for "Tory".
required colonists to provide soldiers with a place to stay and the supplies they needed.
The lawmaking body in England
In order to raise money to defend the colonies, the required a seal to be placed on newspapers, ads, and legal papers.
SONS OF LIBERTY
The secret society of lawyers, merchants & artisans, that boycotted and protested (both peaceful & violent) against England
was the colonists' most effective tool for getting the attention of the king and Parliament. The
COMMITTEES OF CORRESPONDENCE
group that helped communication among the colonists during the events leading to the Revolutionary War.
The poet Emerson referred to the revolution as the shot heard "ROUND THE WORLD" in this poem.
16. Those who supported independence
similar to the U.S. Congress
Marked the start of the American Revolution; "the shot heard round the world"
Battles of Lexington and Concord
War between France & Britain over control of the Ohio River Valley; British wanted to tax colonies to repay the war debts
French and Indian War
Economic system where trade is controlled to benefit the "Mother Country;" colonist expected to ship raw products at low prices to Britain
In response to a series of taxes placed on the colonies; colonials protested - they had no representation or "voice" in Parliament
Taxation without Representation
King of England; known by the colonies as a tyrant
King George III
The colonials declared their independence from Great Britain
July 4, 1776
Declaration of Independence Issued by Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776; listed colonial grievances; Thomas Jefferson primary author
Declaration of Independence; Thomas Jefferson
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