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Social studies quiz

test Friday apr 4,2018

TermDefinition
Parliament Britain’s government
Stamp Act Law passed by the Parliament that taxed colonists on printed materials.
Repeal To cancel.
Sons of Liberty Groups of Patriots who worked to oppose British rule before the American Revolution
Townshend Acts Laws passed by the Parliament that taxed the colonists on imported goods.
Tariff A tax on imported goods.
Boycott Organized refusal to buy goods.
Daughters of Liberty Groups of American women Patriots who wove cloth to replace boycotted British goods.
Boston Massacre A Boston event in which British soldiers killed five colonists who were part of an angry group that had surrounded them.
Committee of Correspondence Groups of colonists formed in the 1770s to spread news quickly about protests against the British.
Tea Act Law passed by Parliament in the early 1770s stating that only the East India Company, a British business, could sell tea to the 13 Colonies.
Boston Tea Party Protest against British taxes in which the Sons of Liberty boarded British ships and dumped tea into Boston Harbor.
Intolerable Acts Laws passed by the British Parliament to punish the people of Boston following the Boston Tea Party.
Patriots American colonists who opposed British rule.
Loyalists Colonists who remained loyal to the British during the American Revolution.
First Continental Congress Meeting of representatives from every colony except Georgia held in Philadelphia to discuss actions to take in response to the Intolerable Acts.
Militia Volunteer armies.
Minutemen Colonial militia groups that could be ready to fight at a minute’s notice
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