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6.1 vocab

pg 162: 1, 3 and 4

TermDefinition
King George 111 the British monarch
quartering act a cost saving measure that required the colonies to quarter or house British soldiers
revenue an income a Government collects to cover expenses.
stamp act a law passed by parliament that required all legal and commercial documents to carry an official stamp showing a tax had been paid
sugar act a law passed by parliament in 1764 that placed a tax on sugar and or molasses
Patrick Henry a member of Virginia's house of Burgesses
Boycott a refusal to buy certain goods
Sons of liberty a group of colonist who formed a secret society to oppose British policies at the time of the american revolution
Crispus Attucks a sailor of African american and native american ancestry was an early hero of Americas struggle for freedom
Townshend Acts a series of laws passed by parliament in 1767
writs of assistance a search warrent
Samuel Adams a leader of the Boston sons of liberty.
Boston massacre a clash between British soldiers and Boston colonist in 1770 in which five of the colonist including Crispus Attucks were killed
John Adams a lawyer and cousin of Samuel Adams
Committee of correspondence a group of people in the colonist who exchanged letters on colonial affairs
Boston tea party the dumping of 342 chests of tea into Boston harbor by colonist in 1773 to protest the tea act
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