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10th US History

Chap. 5 Test Definitions

TermDefinition
Comte de Frontenac French leader who inflicted considerable damage and fear on the English settlements.
Louis Joliet He was a trapper who canoed down the Wisconsin River in search of the "Great River" that the Indians had described.
Pontiac He was a brilliant Ottawa Indian Chief who formed a confederacy of Indian tribes. He eventually made peace with the British. A young Indian warrior clubbed him to death.
John Dickinson An American colonist who urged his fellow colonists not to give up "a single iota" of their rights and liberties.
George Grenville The King's Chief Minister who led the beginning of the Sugar Act.
Jacques Marquette A Jesuit Priest who canoed down the Wisconsin River in search of the "Great River" that Indians had described.
George III Coming to the throne in 1760, he intended to scrutinize the financial and political affairs of the colonies.
James Wolfe A British General sent to capture Louisburg.
Patrick Henry He presented resolutions to the House of Burgesses. He gave the great "Give me liberty or give me death" speech.
William Pitt 1757 British Prime Minister who adopted a plan to win the war and won it.
Edward Braddock The General who was sent by Britain to capture Fort Duquesne.
Marquis de Montcalm Commander of the French forces in America.
Samuel Adams Led the Sons of Liberty in Boston.
Ben Franklin He proposed the "Albany Plan" for the centralized colonial rule.
George Washington He was in the battle that sparked the French and Indian War.
Guerrilla Warfare Sudden surprise attacks by small, hidden groups.
Proclamation Line Forbade the colonists to settle beyond the Appalachion Mountains.
Stamp Act The first international tax ever imposed on the colonies.
Internal Tax A tax on goods produced and consumed entirely within colonies.
Quartering Act Subjected the colonies to a standing army in peacetime and further required that the colonists helped supply provisions for it.
Sugar Act Placed a tariff or tax on certain goods imported into the colonies, such as sugar, molasses, and coffee.
Power of the Purse Meant that salaries for royal officials, military appropriations, and taxes had to pass the scrutiny of elected office orders.
Sons of Liberty A growing body of opponents to British rule.
Townshend Acts Proposed taxes on glass, paint, paper, and tea.
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