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History Facts 21-30

The ________ was a movement during the 1700s that spread the idea that knowledge, reason, and science could improve society. Enlightenment
The first _______ was a religious movement during the colonial times proclaiming salvation for all. Many new churches were formed. It encouraged equality and the right to question authority. Great Awakening
_______ is an economic theory that a country’s strength is measured by the amount of wealth it has, that a country should sell more than it buys, and that the colonies exist for the benefit of the Mother Country. Mercantilism
The ______ closed the land west of the Appalachians to settlers. Proclamation of 1763
The ______ placed a tax on foreign sugar. The colonists objected to being taxed without representation Sugar Act
The ______ was a British tax placed on printed material in the colonies (newspapers, cards, legal documents, etc.). Stamp Act
The _______ was a British tax on imported items such as glass, lead, silk, tea, and paper. Townshend Acts
The ______ gave a monopoly to the British East India Company. American colonists could only buy tea from this company and nowhere else. This act resulted in the Boston Tea Party. Tea Act
The _______ were also known as the Intolerable Acts and were designed to punish the people of Massachusetts for their resistance against Britain. It was a British reaction to the Boston Tea Party. Coercive Acts
The _______ ended the French and Indian War in which the British won and effectively kicked the French out of North America. Treaty of Paris of 1763
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