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History unit 5

standing army standing or permanent army
smuggler They are people who try to smuggle goods
Committes of Correspondence comittees created by the massachuses house of representatives in the 1760's to help towns and colonies share inforation about resisting British laws
boycott The first one started in New York in 1765. It soon spread to other colonies
Stamps Act of 1765 a law passed by Parliament that raised tax money by requiring colonists to pay for an official stamp whenever they bought paper items such as newspapers, licenses, and leagel documents
Sons of Liberty At the same time tax collectors in Massachusetts seized the ship Liberty on suspicion of smuggleing
Declaratory Act Act that allowed to have parliment what so ever
Townshend Acts The colonists responded to the Ats by once again boycotting many british goods
Boston Massacre This is was what the Colonists called the shottings ____________.
propaganda a story giving only one side in an argument
Boston Tea Party On the night of December 16, 1773, colonists disguised as Indians sneaked onto the three teafilled ships and dumped over 340 tea chests in Boston harbor.
Intslerable/ Coercive Acts laws passed by parliament to punish the colonists for teh boston tea party and to tigghtin goverment control of the colonies
Proclamation of 1763 British leaders feared that more fighting would take place on the frontier if colonists kept moving onto american Indian lands
Treaty of Paris 1763 a peace agreement that officially ended the Revolutionary War and established British recognition of the independence of the Uninted States
mercantilism an economic system based on trade and currency
intrepid fearless or persistent; characterized by bravery or endurance
provincials people of local or restricted intrests or out looks lacking polish or refinement
stamp Act Congress an event where colinists protested the stamp act
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