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social studies 3 chp

To refuse to buy, sell or use something boycott
Great Britain's Law-making body Parliament
A person chosen to represent another Delegate
Why did Great Britain tax the colonists? to pay for the war it had with France
What does Taxation without Representation mean? colonists were being taxed in Great Britain but did not have any votes or say about it
What was the goal of the First Continental Congress? To respond to the Intolerable Acts
What was the Boston Tea Party? It was a protest against the Tea Act.
What did the Patriots believe? The colonists should govern themselves.
Who was New Jersey's first governor after its independence? William Livingston
What is treason? the crime of trying to remove one's government by force
What is independence? Freedom from rule by others
What is a mercenary? a soldier hired to fight in a foreign army
What is a strategy? a plan of action
Who led the Patriots during the American Revolution? George Washington
Name 3 important battles in NJ Battle of Trenton, Battle of Princeton and Battle of Monmouth
Which battle showed the Americans could defeat the British? The Battle of Trenton
Who was the American Hero in the Battle of Monmouth? Molly Pitcher
During which battle did the British surrender to Washington? The Battle of Yorktown
What does ratify mean? to formally approve
What was the Constitution written as? the new plan for America
What do we call a narrow waterway built by humans? canals
Who invented the telegraph? Samuel B. Morse
Created by: msholmangrade4



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