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Ch. 6 Lesson 2

The Colonies Choose Freedom

Boston Massacre Five colonists died when British soldiers fired into a crowd protesting British-imposed taxes.
Continental Army The colonial army during the American Revolution.
Declaration of Independence July 4, 1776, document explaining why the American colonies should be separate from England.
Independence Day The day the Declaration of Independence was adopted, July 4, 1776.
Militia Army of citizens who come together during a crisis.
Rebelled To have resisted, refused to support, or opposed with force a government or ruler.
Repealed Revoke or undo a law through legislation.
Resistance Opposing something that you disapprove of or disagree with.
Stamp Act Passed by the British Parliament in 1765 imposing taxes on the colonists.
Tax A fee charged by a government on goods, services, or income.
Created by: gcassidy