Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Road To Independence

History Words

Stamp Act (n.) was the act passed by Parliament (1765) in which taxes were placed on all printed materials in the British colonies.
Stamp Act Congress (n.) the group of representatives from different British colonies whom discussed the Stamp Act and other new British laws on October, 1765 in New York.
Sons of Liberty (n.) any of several patriotic societies, originally secret, that opposed the Stamp Act and thereafter supported moves for American independence.
Daughters of Liberty (n.) consisted of women who displayed their patriotism by participating in boycotts of British goods following the passage of the Townshend Acts.
Townshend Acts (n.) were indirect taxes placed on the importation of paint, paper, tea, and many other goods. They were passed in 1767.
Tea Act (n.) (of 1773) gave the British East India Company exclusive rights to sell tea in the British colonies of North America.
British East India Company (n.) was a privately owned company which was established to create profitable trade with countries in the region of Asia called the "East Indies".
Intolerable Acts (n.) series of laws sponsored by British Prime Minister Lord North, and enacted in 1774 in response to the Boston Tea Party.
delegate (n.) a person designated to act for or represent another or others; deputy; representative, as in a political convention.
Continental Congress (n.) either of two legislative congresses during and after the Revolutionary War. The first was in session from September 5 to October 26 1774, to petition the British government for a redress of grievances. The second existed from May 10, 1775, to 1789, and i
General Committee of 99 (n.) a group made up of representatives of the General Meeting which conducted government business when the General Meeting was not in session.
Navigation Acts (n.) passed in the 1600s, they were a series of laws that required the colonists to trade only with Britain and her colonies.
Created by: fkjones
Popular Social Studies sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards