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|Ottawa Indian who led a rebellion against the British occupying the western parts of the American colonies after the French & Indian War.
|1765; law that taxed printed goods, including: playing cards, documents, newspapers, etc.
|to erase or cancel a law
|A refusal to buy or use goods and services to force a change
|American colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence
|Cannons and large guns.
|the crime of betraying one's country
|Unfair or unjust government or rule
|move (goods) illegally into or out of a country.
|Writs of Assistance (1767)
|Special search warrants that allowed tax collectors to enter homes or businesses to search for smuggled goods.
|Townshend Acts (1767)
|Tax on paint, paper, lead, glass and tea
|Boston Massacre (1770)
|An incident in which British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists who were teasing and taunting them; five colonists were killed.
|Boston's radicals used to incident to wage an Anti-British propaganda war.
|Leader of the Sons of Liberty
|Defended the soldiers after the Boston Massacre
|A group of civilians trained to fight in emergencies
|laws passed by the British government in 1774 in Massachusetts after incidents such as the Boston Tea Party. Enforcement of the Acts played a major role in the outbreak of the Revolutionary War."
|1765 - Required the colonials to provide food, lodging, and supplies for the British troops in the colonies.
|American colonists who were determined to fight the British until American independence was won
|Money paid to the government in exchange for goods and services
|Britain's law-making assembly
|an economic system (Europe in 18th C) to increase a nation's wealth through its colonies
|A free black man who was the first person killed in the Revolution at the Boston Massacre.
|Daughters of Liberty
|The organization helped the boycott of British goods. They urged Americans to wear homemade fabrics and produce other goods that were available only from Britain. They believed that way, the American colonies would become economically independent.
|Sons of Liberty
|An organization for colonial independence formed in 1765 after the passage of the Stamp Act. The riots burned the houses where the stamped British paper was. The leaders are Sam, Paul
|"Taxation without representation is tyranny"
|American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)
|"Give me liberty or give me death"