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SS Chapter 8 vocab

Niewoehner SS Chapter 8 vocab

Parliament Britain’s law-making assembly
Stamp Act law passed by Parliament that taxed printed materials
repeal to cancel
Sons of Liberty group of Patriots, led by Samuel Adams, that led protests against the British
Townshend Act laws passed by Parliament that taxed imported goods
tariff tax on imported goods
boycott organized refusal to buy goods
Daughters of Liberty group of patriots who wove cloth, among other things, to replace boycotted British goods
Boston Massacre Event in which British soldiers killed 5 colonists
Committee of Correspondence Group of colonists formed to spread news throughout the colonies quickly
Tea Act Law passed by Parliament stating that only the East India Company could sell tea to the colonies
Boston Tea Party Protest against British taxes
Intolerable Acts Laws passed by Parliament to punish Boston for Boston Tea Party
Patriots American colonists who opposed British rule
Loyalists Colonists who remained faithful to Britain
1st Continental Congress Meeting of representatives from every colony to discuss actions to take in response to Intolerable Acts
militia Volunteer armies
minutemen Colonial militia groups that could be ready to fight at a minute’s notice
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