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7th SS - Chapter 5

Chapter 5: The Road to Revolution

two European countries that fought over the Ohio River Valley England and France
a force made up of civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army militia
an agreement between countries to help each other against other countries alliance
Seven Years War was a war between British and French
treaty that ended the fighting of the Seven Years War and resulted in France losing much of it's land in North America Treaty of Paris
to surrender cede
chief of the Ottowan nation who formed an alliance of Western tribes to fight the British Chief Pontiac
British law that banned settlements west of a line near the Appalachian mountains. This angered the colonists and was widely ignored -- "I do what I want!" @ angry_colonists13 Proclamation of 1763
import tax duty
act passed in Parliament in 1764 which taxed sugared goods Sugar Act
act passed in 1765 that required colonists to house British soldiers, feed, and care for them Quartering Act
act that required all colonists buy special stamps Stamp Act
an organized campaign to refuse to buy certain products boycott
written request to a government petition
act in which Parliament repealed the Stamp Act, but stated that it had total control and authority over the colonies Declaratory Act
court orders that allowed officials to make search and seizures without saying for what they were searching writs of assistance
act that stated that Britain would no longer tax products or activities inside the colonies, and that it would only tax products brought into the colonies -- "LOL they import everything!" @B_Parliament Townshed Acts of 1767
angry crowd of workers (colonists) got mad and rioted, charged at British soldiers, scaring them which caused the soldiers to fire into the crowd, killing 5 people -- "Oh no you didn't." @angry_colonists13 Boston Massacre
Massachusetts lawyer who defended the soldiers from the Boston Massacre in the unpopular trial and won John Adams
committee established by Samuel Adams, cousin of John Adams, to keep the colonies updated and informed about British actions Committee of Correspondence
act passed by the British Parliament in 1773 that taxed the price of tea and was intended to help the failing East India Tea Company Tea Act
total control of a market for a certain product monopoly
members of the Sons of Liberty disguised themselves as Native Americans dumped hundreds of tea into the Boston harbor in protest of the Tea Act Boston Tea Party
a set of harsh laws passed by the British Parliament that closed the port of Boston, increased power, and strengthened the Quartering Act Intolerable Acts
act that claimed land for Parliament from Canada and set up government for land taken from France Quebec Act
first congress that met in 1174 in Philadelphia that repealed the Intolerable Acts, declared the colonies had a right to tax and govern themselves, and called for the training of militias First Continental Congress
official end repeal
citizen soldiers who could be ready to fight at a minutes notice minutemen
two men who rode horses from Concord to Lexington to warn the minutemen that the "British are coming!" Paul Revere and William Dawes
name of the shot that started the American Revolution shot heard around the world
congress in which delegates from all 13 colonies gathered together to discuss what to do about rising tensions with Britain. They decided to prepare for war, printed money, and formed a continental army. Began to act like a government Second Continental Congress
first leader of the Continental Army George Washington
colonists who favored independence and were willing to fight against Britain patriots
colonists who remained loyal to the king and did not want to fight loyalists
last attempt to establish peace with Britain/King, but King George did not answer and it backfired Olive Branch Petition
the shutting off of a port by ships to keep people or supplies from moving in our out blockade
soldiers who serve another country for money mercenaries
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