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Chapter 6 Vocab.JH:)

British monarch King George III
Cost -saving measure that required the colonies to quarter, or house, British soldiers and provide them with supplies. Quatering Act
Needed more revenue, or Income, to meet expenses. revenue
This law placed a tax on sugar, molasses, and other products shipped to the colonies. Sugar Act
This law required all legal and commercial documents to carry an official stamp showing that a tax had been paid. Stamp Act
Member of Virginia's House of Burgesses, called for resistance to the tax. Patrick Henry
A refusal to buy. boycott
A famous secret society, were lawyers, merchants, and craftspeople. Sons of Liberty
A sailor(African-American) was an early hero of America's struggle for freedom. Crispus Attucks
A new way to raise revenues. Townshend Acts
Search warrants, to enter homes, or businesses to search for smuggled goods. writs of assistance
A leader of The Sons of Liberty. Samuel Adams
When British soldiers began firing at youths and dock-workers. Insulting the soldiers! Boston Massacre
A lawyer and cousin of Samuel Adams, defended them in court. John Adams
These groups exchanged letters on colonial affairs. committee of correspondence
When the Sons of Liberty destroyed 342 chests of tea. Boston Tea Party
A force of armed civilians pledged to defend their commmunity. militia
Trained to be "ready to act at a minute's warning". Minuteman
In 1774, Parliament passed a series of laws to punish the Massachusetts colony and to serve as a warning to other colonies. Intolerable Acts
In September 1774, delegates voted to ban all trade with Britain until the Intolerable Acts were repealed. First Continental Congress
A Boston silversmith, and a second messenger. Paul Revere
These were the first battles of the Revolution War. Lexington and Concord
Those who supported the British were known as... Loyalist
Those who supported the rebels were known as... Patriot
Led a band of backwoodsmen known as the Green Mountain Boys. Ethan Allen
Cannons and large guns. artillery
When delegates met on May 10th, and decided to form the Continental Army. Second Continental Congress
Washington was the commander of this army of war. Continental Army
He was an officer who would help invade Quebec. Benedict Arnold
It was a draft, to declare independence from Britain. Declaration of Independence
Part of the committee to draft the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson
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