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Causes American Rev.

Causes Of American Revolution

required colonists to pay for a stamp on paper products to help pay for the French and Indian War Stamp Act
refusing to buy certain items boycott
tax on glass lead paint paper and tea Townshend Act
allowed tax collectors to search for smuggled goods Writs of Assistance
Great Britain gave a monoply on tea to the East India Company Tea Act
Sons of Liberty dressed as Mohawk Indians and dumped 342 chest of tea into the Boston Harbor in reponse to the Tea Act Boston Tea Party
skirmish between British soldiers and colonist that resulted in the death of 5 colonists. 2 British soldiers were found guitly of manslaughter. Boston Massacre
A series of punishments Great Britain imposed on the colonists as a result of the Boston Tea Party Coercive Acts
The colonsts name for the Coercive Acts Intolerable Acts
This act canceled the MA charter and closed the legislature in MA Coercive Acts
Held in Carpenter's Hall in Philadelphia, PA in 1774 in response to the Intolerable Acts 1st Continental Congress
this colony did not send a representive to the 1st Continental Congress Georgia
This Continental Congress told the colonists to continue boycotts 1st Continental Congress
to secure the colonial arsenal in Concord Why were British troops headed out of Boston?
William Dawes and Paul Revere Who warned the Colonists the British were coming?
The British Who won the 1st battle at Lexington?
The minutemen shot from the roadside and killed 1/3 of the troops What happened to the British soldiers on their way back to Boston?
Held in Carpenter's Hall in Philadelphia, PA in 1775 in response to the battles of Lexington and Concord 2nd Continental Congress
This Continental Congress set up the Continental Army 2nd Continental Congress
a secret group of American Colonists who organized responses to British taxes and acts Sons of Liberty
This Continental Congress appointed George Washingtom as Commander of the Continental Army 2nd Continental Congress
This Continental Congress sent the Olive Branch Petiton to King George 2nd Continental Congress
This Continental Congress told militias to be prepared 1st Continental Congress
This Continental Congress drafted and sent the Declaration of Rights and Grievances to the King 1st Continental Congress
This act closed Boston Port until the damages were paid from the Boston Tea Party. Coercive Acts
This act decreed British officials/soldiers were to be tried in England. Coercive Acts
This act began The Quartering Act which required colonists to house soldiers. Coercive Acts
This act replaced Massachusetts Governor Hutchinson with General Gage Coercive Acts
To relieve tension after the Boston Massacre most of these acts were repealed Townshend Acts
Created by: Mary Jane Lorson