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8 - Chapter 6

Road to Revolution

QuestionAnswer
Leader of the Sons of Liberty who led the charge against British rule Samuel Adams
African American who was killed during the Boston Massacre Crispus Attucks
Made a midnight ride to warn colonists about British movement. Paul Revere
Wrote the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
A patriot who defended the redcoats after the Boston Massacre John Adams
“Give me liberty, or give me death!” Patrick Henry
Wrote Common Sense Thomas Paine
British monarch who claimed rule over the colonies King George III
Led attacks on Fort Ticonderoga with his Green Mountain Boys Ethan Allen
Led American forces at the Battle of Bunker Hill. “Don’t shoot until you see the whites of their eyes!” William Prescott
What law gave the right to British soldiers to stay in the house of colonists and to use their supplies? Quartering Act
What is another term or phrase for “writs of assistance” Search Warrants
Why did the Proclamation of 1763 anger colonists? Some invested in land that, now, could not be used. Some had no land at all and looked to the Ohio Valley as an opportunity to gain land. Many saw it as an abuse of power on behalf of the British.
When was the first time that the colonists referred to themselves as “free and independent” ? When the Declaration of Independence was written.
What prompted the Boston Tea Party? Tea Act
Where were the sites of the first battles of the American Revolution? Lexington and Concord
This law was given as a punishment after the Boston Tea Party. Intolerable Acts
What was the clash between civilians and British soldiers where 5 colonists died? Boston Massacre
This was a way of communicating between the colonies about British affairs. Committee of Correspondence
This battle saw the British lose over 1,000 soldiers and Colonel Prescott used the famous line “Don’t shoot until you see the whites of their eyes!” Bunker Hill
The Second Continental Congress agreed to: Begin a Continental Army and print money
The First Continental Congress agreed to: Train troops and boycott British goods
What was the opinion of Thomas Paine in his Common Sense pamphlet? That America should break with Britain completely and could thrive on their own
The reason that Britain taxed the colonists was that: They were in debt from the French & Indian War
Put These in order: Boston Tea Party, First Continental Congress, Boston Massacre, Lexington and Concord, Tea Act, Battle of Bunker Hill, Revere’s Midnight Ride, Declaration of Independence, Proclamation of 1763, Second Continental Congress Proclamation of 1763, Boston Massacre, Tea Act, Boston Tea Party, First Continental Congress, Revere's Midnight Ride, Lexington and Concord, Second Continental Congress, Battle of Bunker Hill, Declaration of Independence
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