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Chapter 6 Vocab

US History

King George III The british Monarch
Quartering Act A British cost-saving plan to make the colonies house supplies for the British Army.
Revenue Income
Sugar act The act that was passed to place taxes on sugar, molasses, and other things going to the colonies.
Stamp act A stamp legally required to be on all commercial documents and bills.
Patrick Henry A member of virginia's House of Burgesses.
Boycott A refusal to buy.
Sons of Liberty People such as craftspeople, merchants, and lawyers.
Crispus Attucks A man forced into slavery, who ran awy to sea, where he spent 20 years of his life and then killed in the Boston massacre.
Townshend Acts An Act (from Charles Townshend)that told the parilament to raise revenue in the colonies.
Writs of assistance (search Warrants)
Samuel Adams A leader of the Sons Of Liberty.
Boston Massacre When British soliders killed Inisent people in a bloody massacre.
John Adams A cousin of Samuel Adams.A lawyer who defended the redcoats, completely turning on his cousin.
commitee of correspondence Groups in Massachussets that exchanged letters about colonial affairs.
Boston Tea Party When the sons of liberty threw tea overboad to get the British angry.
Militia A force of Armed civilians pleged to defend thier community.
Minuteman Men in the Militia that were supposed to be able to fight in minutes from just a warning.
Intolerable Acts An act set to punish the people of Massachsetts to warn other colonies.
First Continental Congress A time when patriots decided to stop all trade with Britain until the Intolarable acts stopped.
Paul Revere A boston Silversmith, who carried the word that the British were coming.
Lexington and concord Militia fights the British troops;Continental Army Established.
Loyalist Someone who supported the British.
Patriot Someone who supported the People who hated the British and wanted them gone.
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