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Causes of the Revolu

The French and Indian War War between the British/Colonies and the French/Native Americans from 1754 - 1763. It leaves the British with huge debts
Join or Die A flag created by Benjamin Franklin during the French and Indian War
Militia A force made up of civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
Alliance agreement between two nations or groups to help each other against other nations or groups
Cede surrendered
duty import tax
boycott an organized campaign to refuse to buy certain products
petition a written request to a government
writ of assistance court orders that allowed officials to make searches without saying for what they were searching
John Adams Massachusetts lawyer who defended the British soldiers after the Boston Massacre. He then became part of the Continental Congresses
Samuel Adams A cousin of John Adams, he was the leader of the group "The Sons of Liberty."
George Washington A Colonial officer who was given command over the creation of a fort near present day Pittsburg, but the French beat him there. He then created Fort Necessity and subsequently lost it
Monopoly total control of a market for a certain product
repeal official end
minutemen citizen soldiers who could be ready to fight at a minutes notice
blockade shutting off a port by ships to keep people or supplies from moving in or out
mercenary soldiers who serve another country for money.
The Proclamation of 1763 An imaginary line drawn along the Appalachian Mountains that was the farthest that colonialist could move west.
The Sugar Act A tax on many things most notably molasses
The Quartering Act Parliament stated that colonists had to quarter (house and feed) British soldiers
The Stamp Act A tax on all paper products which required a stamp to show that the tax was paid
Boston Massacre March 5, 1770 British troops opened fire on a group of Colonists gathered outside the Boston Customs house. They were throwing ice, snow and rocks and as a result 5 people were died
The Tea Act 1773, the British place a tax on all Tea except that tea brought in by the British East India Company
Boston Tea Party A group of colonist dressed up as Native Americans and dumped tea into the Boston Harbor
Intolerable Acts A series of Taxes and Acts that were viewed very negatively by the Colonists and were requested by them to be retracted
Lexington and Concord The first battles of the American Revolution
Created by: srutt