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American Revolution

Causes of the American Revolution

TermDefinition
French and Indian War A war over the Ohio River Valley land between England and the French/Native Americans
Stamp Act Taxes placed on newspapers and other paper products.
Tea Act Taxes placed on tea (a major import)
Townshend Acts Taxes placed on glass, lead, paint, and tea
Boston Massacre Redcoats opened fire, killing 5 Americans
Boston Tea Party Sons of Liberty dumped the King's tea into the Boston Harbor
Intolerable Acts The King shut down the Boston Harbor and would not let ships leave or enter. No trading could happen until the dumped tea was paid for.
Declaration of Independence A document written by Thomas Jefferson on July 4, 1776 declaring America's freedom from England.
Sugar Act Taxes placed on sugar and molasses.
The Quartering Act American Colonists were forced to let Redcoats into their home to feed them and give them a place to sleep.
No Taxation without Representation This means that the colonists should not be taxed if they cannot have a delegate to represent them in Parliament.
cluck Is a person with a drug problem that trades stolen or his/her things for drugs. Hey ___ how much did you get for that laptop?
scrub A ____ is a now generalized term used as a synonym for a "noob" or "newb," which is someone who is bad at a video game or activity in general.
crunk An overused hiphop term that has been beat to death more than "Bling-Bling". It means to get crazy and drunk. The term lost it's "cool" factor like two years ago, but that doesn't stop wanna be gangstas from using the the term as much as possible.
tweaking Frantic & compuslive behavior often associated with crack & meth abuse. Those who are ____ may find themselves unable to stop a particular random activity like searching drawers, scratching or pulling things apart. Yo! Check out that cluck, he's _____!
friendly The act of being too nice or too generous, because people will often take advantage of you. That boy is too _____, he always gives me his hot tray.
turnt up getting loose (just being wild)
hit a lick To rob or burglarize someone or something. Me and OG wanted to ___ _ ____ so we picked up some dudes and jack rolled them.
debo To steal or take away from. Inspired by the character "_____" from the film Friday, its original definition is to steal something. That cluck just _____ed my IPhone! He ____ed your rims.
corner store Located at the corner of the street common in all urban areas across the U.S. Typically run by Arabs or Chinese, these sell all needs, including toiletries, food, drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), and cigarettes.
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