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Chapter 6

The American Promise 5th Edition. Professor: Jones-Reed : Keywords

Phillis Wheatley African American woman poet who was enslaved domestic in Boston during the colonial crisis
Daughters of Liberty Patriotic women
Sons of Liberty A group of shopkeepers and craftsmen under the leadership of Samuel Adams to protest the Stamp Act
Townshend Duties Taxation through trade duties
William Pitt Britain’s prime minister
Proclamation of 1763 The British policy statement forbidding colonist to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains
Thomas Gage Military commander who became governor of Massachusetts
Stamp Act Congress Meeting of delegates from nine colonial assemblies held in New York in October 1763 petition the Stamp Act(Import taxes on all paper used for official documents)
Nonconsumption Agreement Boycott of all British made goods
Lexington & Concord The towns where the first battles of the American Revolution were fought
Coercive Act 4 laws parliament passed to punish Massachusetts for the tea dumping in Boston Harbor to for protesting the Tea Act
Boston Massacre March 5, 1770 months of tension between British occupying forces and patriotic colonist
Treaty of Paris 1763 agreement that ended the 7 year war (French and Indian war)
Patrick Henry A political leader and member of the House of Burgesses of Virginia
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