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9 terms
American Revolution
"taxation without representation"
Parliament
French and Indian War
Boston Tea Party
colonists were upset about being taxed by Britain without hav…
government in Great Britain
due to the costly war, the king began taxing the colonists wh…
colonists angry over tax on tea protested by throwing the tea…
"taxation without representation"
colonists were upset about being taxed by Britain without hav…
Parliament
government in Great Britain
22 terms
American Revolution
Battle of Lexington and Concord
Minutemen
Battle of Bunker (Breed's) Hill
Battle of Charleston
Known as the "shot heard around the world"
Ready to fight at a minute's notice
Americans were forced to surrender when they ran out of gunpo…
British attacked by blockading the harbor and cutting off Ame…
Battle of Lexington and Concord
Known as the "shot heard around the world"
Minutemen
Ready to fight at a minute's notice
22 terms
American Revolution
American Revolution
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
The Bill of Rights
The war between Great Britain and its American colonies, 1775…
the document recording the proclamation of the second Contine…
author of the Declaration of Independence. He borrowed ideas…
1st 10 Amendments to the Constitution that detail the protect…
American Revolution
The war between Great Britain and its American colonies, 1775…
Declaration of Independence
the document recording the proclamation of the second Contine…
33 terms
American Revolution
Mayflower Compact
triangular trade
Causes of the American Revolution?
Mercantilism
1620 - form of-government based on social contract theory
A three way system of trade during 1600-1800s Africa sent sla…
Proclamation of 1763, Intolerable Acts, Stamp Act, Mercantili…
an economic policy under which nations wanted a favorable bal…
Mayflower Compact
1620 - form of-government based on social contract theory
triangular trade
A three way system of trade during 1600-1800s Africa sent sla…
25 terms
American Revolution
Absolute Monarchy
Limited Monarchy
Contractarians
Divine Right of Kings
When a King/Queen has complete control over the running of a…
When a King/Queen has some power but must work with a parliam…
People who believed their should be a 'contract' between the…
The belief that kings receive their power from God and are re…
Absolute Monarchy
When a King/Queen has complete control over the running of a…
Limited Monarchy
When a King/Queen has some power but must work with a parliam…
23 terms
American Revolution
Sugar Act
Stamp Act
Boston Tea Party
Boston Massacre
put a tax on imports.
put a tax on all printed and written paper goods and required…
Sons of Liberty protested the tax on tea by dumping the tea i…
was when British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists, ki…
Sugar Act
put a tax on imports.
Stamp Act
put a tax on all printed and written paper goods and required…
22 terms
American Revolution
American Revolution
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
The Bill of Rights
The war between Great Britain and its American colonies, 1775…
the document recording the proclamation of the second Contine…
author of the Declaration of Independence. He borrowed ideas…
1st 10 Amendments to the Constitution that detail the protect…
American Revolution
The war between Great Britain and its American colonies, 1775…
Declaration of Independence
the document recording the proclamation of the second Contine…
22 terms
American Revolution
Battle of Lexington and Concord
Minutemen
Battle of Bunker (Breed's) Hill
Declaration of Independence
The first shot was fired here. Known as the "shot heard aroun…
Ready to fight at a minute's notice
Americans were forced to surrender when they ran out of gunpo…
Document written by Thomas Jefferson that reflected four majo…
Battle of Lexington and Concord
The first shot was fired here. Known as the "shot heard aroun…
Minutemen
Ready to fight at a minute's notice
15 terms
American Revolution
Battle of Lexington and Concord
Minutemen
Battle of Bunker (Breed's) Hill
Samuel Adams
Known as the "shot heard around the world"
Ready to fight at a minute's notice
Americans were forced to surrender when they ran out of gunpo…
Most "dangerous man" in Boston. Leader of the Sons of Liberty
Battle of Lexington and Concord
Known as the "shot heard around the world"
Minutemen
Ready to fight at a minute's notice
23 terms
American Revolution
Sugar Act
Stamp Act
Boston Tea Party
Boston Massacre
put a tax on imports.
put a tax on all printed and written paper goods and required…
Sons of Liberty protested the tax on tea by dumping the tea i…
was when British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists, ki…
Sugar Act
put a tax on imports.
Stamp Act
put a tax on all printed and written paper goods and required…
25 terms
American Revolution
Absolute Monarchy
Limited Monarchy
Contractarians
Divine Right of Kings
When a King/Queen has complete control over the running of a…
When a King/Queen has some power but must work with a parliam…
People who believed their should be a 'contract' between the…
The belief that kings receive their power from God and are re…
Absolute Monarchy
When a King/Queen has complete control over the running of a…
Limited Monarchy
When a King/Queen has some power but must work with a parliam…
23 terms
American Revolution-The Revolution Begins!
First Continental Congress
Believed that violence with the Britis…
What is the only colony not to attend…
Declaration of Rights
was a gathering of colonial leaders who were deeply troubled…
Who is Patrick Henry?
Georgia
a list of 10 resolutions to be presented to King George III b…
First Continental Congress
was a gathering of colonial leaders who were deeply troubled…
Believed that violence with the Britis…
Who is Patrick Henry?
50 terms
American Revolution
What were the causes of the American R…
Proclamation of 1763
Stamp Act
Intolerable Acts
Proclamation of 1763, Intolerable Acts, Stamp Act, Mercantili…
A proclamation from the British government which forbade Brit…
A tax that the British Pariliament placed on newspapers and o…
In response to Boston Tea Party, 4 acts passed in 1774, Port…
What were the causes of the American R…
Proclamation of 1763, Intolerable Acts, Stamp Act, Mercantili…
Proclamation of 1763
A proclamation from the British government which forbade Brit…
21 terms
American Revolution
Import
Revolution
Red Coats
Sons of Liberty
Bring goods/services into a country from abroad to sell.
Overthrow of a government or social order by force in favor o…
British soliders
A secret society that was formed to protect the rights of the…
Import
Bring goods/services into a country from abroad to sell.
Revolution
Overthrow of a government or social order by force in favor o…
23 terms
American Revolution
Stamp Act
Boston Tea Party
Boston Massacre
Loyalists
put a tax on all printed and written paper goods and required…
Protest against the tax on tea by dumping the tea into Boston…
When British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists, killin…
Were those colonists who were loyal to the King of England.
Stamp Act
put a tax on all printed and written paper goods and required…
Boston Tea Party
Protest against the tax on tea by dumping the tea into Boston…
American Revolution
"taxation without representation"
Parliament
French and Indian War
Boston Tea Party
colonists were upset about being taxed by Britain without hav…
government in Great Britain
due to the costly war, the king began taxing the colonists wh…
colonists angry over tax on tea protested by throwing the tea…
"taxation without representation"
colonists were upset about being taxed by Britain without hav…
Parliament
government in Great Britain
23 terms
American Revolution
Sugar Act
Stamp Act
Boston Tea Party
Boston Massacre
put a tax on imports.
put a tax on all printed and written paper goods and required…
Sons of Liberty protested the tax on tea by dumping the tea i…
was when British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists, ki…
Sugar Act
put a tax on imports.
Stamp Act
put a tax on all printed and written paper goods and required…
26 terms
American Revolution
Proclamation of 1763
Intolerable Acts
Stamp Act
Mercantilism
After this Proclamation, colonists are not allowed to settle…
A series of punitive laws placed on Massachusetts to punish t…
An act that placed taxes on paper goods including newspapers,…
A triangle trade including Britain, America, and Africa. Natu…
Proclamation of 1763
After this Proclamation, colonists are not allowed to settle…
Intolerable Acts
A series of punitive laws placed on Massachusetts to punish t…
81 terms
American Revolution
Word for Understanding................…
Abstain
Alliance
Arsenal
...
formally decline to vote either for or against a proposal or…
a union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially…
government storage facility for storing weapons and ammo
Word for Understanding................…
...
Abstain
formally decline to vote either for or against a proposal or…
20 terms
American Revolution
Causes of the American Revolution?
Proclamation of 1763
Stamp Act
Representation in Parliament
Proclamation of 1763, Intolerable Acts, Stamp Act, Mercantili…
A proclamation from the British government which upset coloni…
A tax that the British Pariliament. This, as well as other ta…
Colonists felt that the laws and taxes passed by the British…
Causes of the American Revolution?
Proclamation of 1763, Intolerable Acts, Stamp Act, Mercantili…
Proclamation of 1763
A proclamation from the British government which upset coloni…
25 terms
The American Revolution
Patriots
Loyalists
George Washington
Molly Pitcher
American colonists who were determined to fight the British u…
American colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed…
1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the…
also known as Margaret Corbin, she retrieved water for all th…
Patriots
American colonists who were determined to fight the British u…
Loyalists
American colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed…
25 terms
American Revolution - Causes of American Revolution
Why were the colonists taxed by the Br…
What war was going on that caused the…
Who wins the French and Indian War?
Britain wanted to avoid conflict with…
Britain needed money to finance the war with France.
French and Indian War
The British
Proclamation of 1763
Why were the colonists taxed by the Br…
Britain needed money to finance the war with France.
What war was going on that caused the…
French and Indian War
21 terms
American Revolution
Taxation Without Representation is Tyr…
Common Sense
When in the course of human events...
Delaware River
The colonists used this saying to express why the were rebell…
A pamphlet written by Thomas Paine, published on January 1, 1…
First line of the Declaration of Independence
Body of water Washington famously crossed on Christmas night,…
Taxation Without Representation is Tyr…
The colonists used this saying to express why the were rebell…
Common Sense
A pamphlet written by Thomas Paine, published on January 1, 1…
23 terms
American Revolution
French and Indian War
taxes
Stamp Act
representation
war between Great Britain and France because they both claime…
extra fees (money) added to the price of goods or services fo…
law passed by the British parliament (government) that put a…
voice in one's government
French and Indian War
war between Great Britain and France because they both claime…
taxes
extra fees (money) added to the price of goods or services fo…
15 terms
American Revolution - Causes of American Revolution
Why were the colonists taxed by the Br…
What war was going on that caused the…
Who wins the French and Indian War?
Britain wanted to avoid conflict with…
Britain needed money to finance the war with France.
French and Indian War
The British
Proclamation of 1763
Why were the colonists taxed by the Br…
Britain needed money to finance the war with France.
What war was going on that caused the…
French and Indian War
22 terms
American Revolution
Battle of Lexington and Concord
Minutemen
Battle of Bunker (Breed's) Hill
Battle of Charleston
Known as the "shot heard around the world"
Ready to fight at a minute's notice
Americans were forced to surrender when they ran out of gunpo…
British attacked by blockading the harbor and cutting off Ame…
Battle of Lexington and Concord
Known as the "shot heard around the world"
Minutemen
Ready to fight at a minute's notice
23 terms
American Revolution
Sugar Act
Stamp Act
Boston Tea Party
Boston Massacre
put a tax on imports.
put a tax on all printed and written paper goods and required…
Sons of Liberty protested the tax on tea by dumping the tea i…
was when British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists, ki…
Sugar Act
put a tax on imports.
Stamp Act
put a tax on all printed and written paper goods and required…
40 terms
American Revolution - Causes of American Revolution
Why were the colonists taxed by the Br…
What war was going on that caused the…
Who wins the French and Indian War?
French and Indian War
Britain needed money to finance the war with France.
French and Indian War
The British
Looking at the territories on this map, which war is represen…
Why were the colonists taxed by the Br…
Britain needed money to finance the war with France.
What war was going on that caused the…
French and Indian War
25 terms
American Revolution
Enlightenment
tax
Stamp Act
massacre
1. Governments should protect the rights of the people.... 2. Go…
money that people pay to a government
A tax that the British government placed on the American colo…
the killing of many people
Enlightenment
1. Governments should protect the rights of the people.... 2. Go…
tax
money that people pay to a government
18 terms
American Revolution
Parliament
taxation
influence
boycott
British government, their job is to vote to make decisions
government system collecting money from its citizens
to effect; to move someone into action
refuse to pay or buy goods and services
Parliament
British government, their job is to vote to make decisions
taxation
government system collecting money from its citizens
27 terms
American Revolution
Declaration of Independence
British Strengths (+)
British Weaknesses (-)
American Colonists Strengths (+)
-On July 4, 1776, it formally declares a revolutionary war of…
-Strongest Army and Navy in the world at the time.... -Experienc…
-The distance was 3,000 miles from America.... -It took 2 weeks…
Strong Leaders, such as General George Washington.... -Courageou…
Declaration of Independence
-On July 4, 1776, it formally declares a revolutionary war of…
British Strengths (+)
-Strongest Army and Navy in the world at the time.... -Experienc…
21 terms
American Revolution
French and Indian War
Stamp Act
tax
Parliament
War fought in North America from 1754 to 1763 between France…
1765; Colonists had to pay a tax on newspapers and other offi…
money a government collects from its people
Britain's lawmaking assembly; British government
French and Indian War
War fought in North America from 1754 to 1763 between France…
Stamp Act
1765; Colonists had to pay a tax on newspapers and other offi…
16 terms
American Revolution
parliament
repeal
blockade
monopoly
the lawmaking branch of the british government
to cancel a law
to use warships to prevent other ships from entering or leavi…
complete control of a good or service
parliament
the lawmaking branch of the british government
repeal
to cancel a law
13 terms
American Revolution
Neutral
Privateer
Guerilla warfare
Blockade
taking no side in a conflict.
armed private ship.
a hit and run technique used in fighting a war.
keeping supplies or goods from coming in or out of an area.
Neutral
taking no side in a conflict.
Privateer
armed private ship.
10 terms
American Revolution
Patriot
Loyalist
massacre
revolution
a colonist who opposed British rule
a colonist who was still loyal to the king of England
the killing of many people
the overthrow of a ruler or a political system
Patriot
a colonist who opposed British rule
Loyalist
a colonist who was still loyal to the king of England
13 terms
American Revolution
Neutral
Privateer
Guerilla warfare
Blockade
taking no side in a conflict.
armed private ship.
a hit and run technique used in fighting a war.
keeping supplies or goods from coming in or out of an area.
Neutral
taking no side in a conflict.
Privateer
armed private ship.
12 terms
American Revolution
Samuel Adams
July 4, 1776
Boston Tea party
George Washington
Patriot leader in Boston
Independence Day
Colonists response to British tea tax
Main American general
Samuel Adams
Patriot leader in Boston
July 4, 1776
Independence Day
10 terms
The American Revolution
Alliance
delegate
Parliament
Proclamation
A formal agreement among groups or individuals
Representative
The lawmaking branch of the British government.
Public Anouncement
Alliance
A formal agreement among groups or individuals
delegate
Representative
26 terms
American Revolution
What was the role of John Adams in the…
What was the role of Samuel Adams in t…
What was the role of Mercy Otis Warren…
What was the role of Benjamin Franklin…
A Massachusetts attorney & politician who was a strong believ…
Samuel Adams played a key role in the defense of colonial rig…
New England author and poet, her plays and stories made fun o…
American patriot, writer, printer, and inventor. During the R…
What was the role of John Adams in the…
A Massachusetts attorney & politician who was a strong believ…
What was the role of Samuel Adams in t…
Samuel Adams played a key role in the defense of colonial rig…
35 terms
American Revolution
French and Indian War
Proclamation Line of 1763
King George III
Stamp Act
A war fought in the colonies between the English and the Fren…
A law to keep colonists from settling west of the Appalachian…
King of England during the American Revolution; highly dislik…
A law where colonists were required to pay a tax on printed i…
French and Indian War
A war fought in the colonies between the English and the Fren…
Proclamation Line of 1763
A law to keep colonists from settling west of the Appalachian…
94 terms
American Revolution
French & Indian War
Fort Necessity
Albany Plan of Union
Treaty of Paris
The rivalry between France and England over the Ohio River Va…
George Washington, a young Virginia colonel, was ordered to e…
Proposal by Benjamin Franklin that the colonies should unite…
This 1763 treaty ended the French & Indian War. France gave u…
French & Indian War
The rivalry between France and England over the Ohio River Va…
Fort Necessity
George Washington, a young Virginia colonel, was ordered to e…
20 terms
American Revolution
Mercy Otis Warren
Saratoga
King George III
Lexington & Concord
Patriot writer... First female historian of the American Revolut…
Turning point in the American Revolution;... the 1st time that i…
King of England during the American Revolution
First battles of the American Revolution;... the "Shot Heard Rou…
Mercy Otis Warren
Patriot writer... First female historian of the American Revolut…
Saratoga
Turning point in the American Revolution;... the 1st time that i…
22 terms
American Revolution
Revolution
American Revolution
Governor
King George III
A big change in power or government that happens in a country…
War with Britain over American rights and freedom.
The King of England's representative in America.
King of England during the American Revolution.
Revolution
A big change in power or government that happens in a country…
American Revolution
War with Britain over American rights and freedom.
28 terms
American Revolution
Patriot
Unalienable Rights
"life, liberty and the pursuit of happ…
Loyalist
American colonists who fought against the British
rights that are so basic, they can't be taken away; rights yo…
Unalienable/Natural Rights - life, freedom, find joy
American colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed…
Patriot
American colonists who fought against the British
Unalienable Rights
rights that are so basic, they can't be taken away; rights yo…
23 terms
American Revolution
Boston Massacre
Sons of Liberty
Tea Act
Boston Tea Party
The first bloodshed of the American Revolution (1770), as Bri…
A radical political organization for colonial independence wh…
1773 act which eliminated import tariffs on tea entering Engl…
A 1773 protest against British taxes in which Boston colonist…
Boston Massacre
The first bloodshed of the American Revolution (1770), as Bri…
Sons of Liberty
A radical political organization for colonial independence wh…
11 terms
American Revolution
Lexington and Concord
Loyalist/Tory vs. Patriot
Valley Forge
Battle of Yorktown
"The Shot Heard 'Round the World" The first battle of the Ame…
Loyalist/Tory: American colonists still loyal to the King of…
Valley Forge was the military camp in southeastern Pennsylvan…
The Battle of Yorktown was a decisive victory by a combined f…
Lexington and Concord
"The Shot Heard 'Round the World" The first battle of the Ame…
Loyalist/Tory vs. Patriot
Loyalist/Tory: American colonists still loyal to the King of…
5 terms
American Revolution
The American Revolution was inspired b…
A key feature of the government laid o…
The American Constitution was written
What was the attitude of the French go…
It was successful and challenged the power of the king.
that the government's power would be divided among three bran…
by committee, with a lot of debate and compromise.
They supported the colonists as a way of undermining the Brit…
The American Revolution was inspired b…
It was successful and challenged the power of the king.
A key feature of the government laid o…
that the government's power would be divided among three bran…
22 terms
The American Revolution
revolution
colonist
patriots
independence
the overthrow of a government by those who are governed
a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
one who loves and defends his or her country
freedom
revolution
the overthrow of a government by those who are governed
colonist
a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
22 terms
American Revolution - Causes of American Revolution
Why were the colonists taxed by the Br…
What war was going on that caused the…
Who wins the French and Indian War?
French and Indian War
Britain needed money to finance the war with France.
French and Indian War
The British
Looking at the territories on this map, which war is represen…
Why were the colonists taxed by the Br…
Britain needed money to finance the war with France.
What war was going on that caused the…
French and Indian War
35 terms
American Revolution
First Continental Congress
Battle of Lexington
Battle of Concord
Green Mountain Boys
55 delegates met in Philadelphia in 1774, voted to repeal act…
April 19, 1775-first battle of the Revolution, "The Shot hear…
April 19, 1775-second battle of the Revolution, British troop…
Benedict Arnold and his men from Connecticut joined Ethan All…
First Continental Congress
55 delegates met in Philadelphia in 1774, voted to repeal act…
Battle of Lexington
April 19, 1775-first battle of the Revolution, "The Shot hear…
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