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Dec. of Independence

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True or False? Many colonists fought in the French and Indian War? True. We teamed up with England to fight the French and Indians who teamed up together.
What did King George III want from the colonists after the French and Indian War? for the colonists to PAY him back for all the war expenses
How did King George III get money from the colonists? by making them pay taxes
What treaty ended the French and Indian War? Treaty of Paris of 1763
What land was gained after the French and Indian War? land west of the Appalachian Mountains all the way to the Mississippi River
What was it called when KGIII said the colonists could only trade with England? Navigation Acts
What was is called when KGIII forbid the colonists from going west of the Appalachian Mountains? Proclamation of 1763
What was it called when KGIII banned (forbid) the colonists from using their own paper currency? Currency Act
What was it called when the colonists were forced to pay a tax on all paper goods? Stamp Act
What did the colonists do when they were forced to pay taxes on all paper goods? They boycotted (stopped buying) paper products.
What did the Declaratory Act say? Any laws that Parliament created then the colonists had to follow as well.
What was it called when KGIII made colonists house and feed British soldiers? Quartering Act
What was it called when colonists had to pay taxes on paper, glass, and tea? Townshend Acts
What weapon did the colonists use at the Boston Massacre? snowballs
After the Boston Tea Party, KGIII handed down the Coercive (Intolerable Acts). What were those? when KGIII closed the port of Boston and said the colonists could NOT have town hall meetings
Who was responsible for the Boston Tea Party? the Sons of Liberty
Name 3 things that came from the 2nd Continental Congress? Washington was appointed as Commander in Chief, start writing the D of I, and create the Articles of Confederation
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence? Thomas Jefferson
What is a grievance? a complaint
How many grievances were listed in the D of I? 27
What was it called when KGIII made the colonists pay taxes without even asking them? taxation without representation
Name the unalienable rights. life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
Why do we have unalienable rights? because we are human
Who were the Patriots? colonists who wanted independence from England
Who were the Loyalists? colonists who were loyal to KGIII and England. They did not want to break up with England.
Created by: mcphersonm