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Stamp Act First Direct British Tax on American Colonists
Stamp Act Stamp or Seal had to be placed on every document in the colonies
Proclamation of 1763 This was an attempt to establish a western border of the 13 colonies in America
Proclamation of 1763 This proclaimed the border of the 13 colonies to be the Appalachian Mountains
French and Indian War War fought between Great Britain and its TWO enemies, the French and Indians of North America
French and Indian War The Spanish lost Florida and the French lost all of their North American holdings in this war
French and Indian War Also called the "Seven Years War"
Treaty of Paris 1763 This ended the French and Indian War
Intolerable Acts laws passed by the British that Patriots felt were unfair
Intolerable Acts these acts were passed as punishment for the Boston Tea Party
Liberty Boys They began meeting secretly and united against Great Britain in protest of injustices
Liberty Boys The Georgia version of the "Sons of Liberty"
Preamble a statement that is made at the beginning of something (such as a legal document) and gives the reasons for the parts that follow
boycott to refuse to buy, use, or participate in
boycott to stop using the goods or services of a company, country, etc. until changes are made
Nancy Hart Georgia's most acclaimed female participant during the Revolutionary War
Nancy Hart She gained notoriety during the revolution for her determined efforts to rid her house of British soldiers
Elijah Clarke A lieutenant colonel of the Patriot militia that led a charge in the rebel victory at Kettle Creek, Georgia
Austin Dabney He was a slave who fought against the British in the American Revolutionary War.
Austin Dabney He was the only African American to be granted land by the state of Georgia in recognition of his bravery and service during the war
Battle of Kettle Creek A major encounter in the back country of Georgia during the American Revolutionary War
Battle of Kettle Creek This was an important Patriot victory
ratify to sign or give formal consent to (a treaty, contract, or agreement), making it officially valid
levy imposing or collecting, as of a tax, by authority or force
Great Compromise Agreement during the Constitutional Convention that defined the bicameral legislature of the U.S.
Great Compromise The lower house would have proportional representation and the upper house would have equal representation
3/5ths Compromise a compromise between southern and northern states during the Constitutional Convention in which each slave counted as 3/5ths of a person for tax purposes and determining representatives.
Land Speculator someone who buys property expecting that is value will increase and it will be sold at a profit
Bribe money paid to someone to get him or her to do something
cede to surrender ownership of land
cotton gin device invented by Eli Whitney
cotton gin separated cotton seeds from cotton
cotton gin lead to the mass production of cotton and growth of slavery in the South
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