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american revolution

road to revolution and revolution test review

Navigation Act Colonists could only trade with the English and items can only be transported on English ships
Proclamation of 1763 Colonist can not move west of Appalachian mountains
Sugar Act Tax put on molasses
Stamp Act placed stamp on tax on all documents
Townshend Act tax on lead,paint, and glass
Boston Massacre unarmed colonists killed by British troops
loyalist someone during the revolution that was loyal to the King
Declaration of Independence Life liberty and the pursuit of happiness, and explains why they are leaving Britain
Boston Tea Party Sons of Liberty throw tea into the bay in protest of the Tea Act
Direct representation representation by someone from the area
Virtual representation representation by someone not from the are
Intolerable Act Britain's reaction to the Tea Party set to punish Boston
Quartering Act Colonists were forced to house and feed troops
Writs of Assistance officials could search anyone without a warrant
Taxation without Representation the rallying cry of the colonists, were unhappy with not having a say in taxes on colonies
2nd Continental Congress nominated George Washington as commander in chief of the colonial army
Battle of Saratoga turning point of the revolution colonist victory convinces France to join war
France helps the colonists by giving them men and money
Battle of Trenton Washington's forces attack the hessian (German) troops and colonist victory
Battle of Yorktown Britain surrenders and the colonist win the revolution
Lafayette French general that comes to the aide of Washington's colonial army
Thomas Paine wrote "common sense" which convinces colonists to break away from Britain
Treaty of Paris 1783 Gives independence to the colonists, from Atlantic to the Mississippi river, Spain gets Florida
Boycott to refuse to buy or use something
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