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American Revolution

Vocabulary Terms for the American Revolution

Loyalist A colonist who sided with Britain in the American Revolution
Stamp Act A Law passed by Parliament that raised tax money by requiring colonists to pay for an official stamp whenever they bought paper items
Thomas Jefferson American Statesman; 3rd President of the United States; Member of the two Continental Congresses, chairman of the committee to draft the Declaration of Independence; the Declarations main author and one of its signers
Benjamin Franklin American statesman; he was a philosopher, scientist, inventor, writer, publisher, first United States Postmaster, and a member of the committee to draft the Declaration of Independence
George Washington First President of the United States; he commanded the Continental Army during the American Revolution and served as a representative to the Continental Congress
Treaty of Paris Agreement that officially ended the American Revolution and established British recognition of the independence of the United States
James Madison American statesman; he was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and the fourth President of the United States, He is known as the “Father of the Constitution
Federal System A system of government in which power is divided between a central, or a federal, government and individual states.
Intolerable Acts Laws passed by Parliament to punish the colonists for the Boston Tea Party and to tighten government control of the colonies.
Minutemen American colonial militia members ready to fight at a minutes’ notice
Created by: NavyBoatDriver



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