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Unit 4 vocab

QuestionAnswer
Standing army Pertinent army or paid solders
Smuggler Someone who illegally takes something or someone to a different place
Committee of correspondence Each committee got in touch with other towns and colonies. It's members shared ideas and information about the new British laws and the ways to change them.
Boycott A type of protest in which you don't buy or sell anything to the thing you are protesting about
Stamp act of 1775 The act let the parliament make laws for the colonies. This act required colonists to pay for an official stamp, or seal, when they bought paper items
Sons of liberty This group sometimes used violence to frighten tax collectors. The sons of liberty was established Samuel Addams.
Stamp act congress Was a violation of their rights and liberties.
Declaratory act The Declaratory act further worried the colonists. The act striped away much of their independence.
Townshend act These acts placed duties on glass, led, paints, paper, and tea
Boston massacre A British guard saluted a colonist and was then mobbed by more colonists and saluted with snowballs. A small troop of British solders came to fight back and killed five people.
Propaganda information, esp. of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.
Boston tea party On the night of December 16, 1773, colonists disguised as Indians sneaked onto the three tea-filled ships and dumped over 340 tea chests into the Boston harbor.
Intolerable/ coercive acts In the spring of 1774 Lord North passed the coercive acts. Colonists called them intolerable acts. There were 5: Boston harbor closed until tea paid for; Massachusetts charter cancelled ; officers sent England,etc
Proclamation of 1763 The document that banned colonists to live west of the Appalachian Mountains
Treaty of Paris, 1763 The document that ended the French and Indian war
Daughters of liberty Women who supported the boycott of The Townsend Act. Boycotted British goods.
Created by: Filippo30