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ARW Pt 1

ARW Pt 1 (people/events leading to ARW)

QuestionAnswer
leader of the Sons of Liberty Samuel Adams
Warned the Patriots that British soldiers were on their way to Lexington & Concord; was a silversmith Paul Revere
young lawyer from Virginia; main writer of the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
wanted the king to notice his signature on the Declaration of Independence; was president of the 2nd Continental Congress John Hancock
said, "Give me liberty, or give me death!" Patrick Henry
the law-making body of England; American colonists had no representation here Parliament
dressed as Indians and dumped crates of tea into the Boston harbor Sons of Liberty
English ruler who taxed the American colonists King George III
supported the king's ideas and were loyal to England; did not want to separate from England loyalists
first black American to die for America's freedom Crispus Attucks
2 reasons the colonists were angry with the King and Parliament after the French & Indian War Proclamation Line of 1763; were forced to pay taxes without representation in Parliament
name the colonists gave for the Coercive Acts Intolerable Acts
July 4, 1776 Declaration of Independence signed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
included 5 different acts that angered the colonists; Two of the main acts were closing the port in Boston & the Quartering Act (forced colonists to provide housing & food to British soldiers) 1774; Intolerable Acts
snowball fight and argument between American colonists & British soldiers got out of hand; 5 Americans were killed 1770; Boston Massacre
Sons of Liberty led by Samuel Adams dressed as Indians; dumped tea into Boston harbor 1773; Boston Tea Party
"Shot Heard 'round the World"; British heard that Patriots had hidden guns and ammunition at Concord, Massachusetts. British soldiers went to get it. Paul Revere & William Dawes rode horseback to warn Patriots that British soldiers were on the way. 1775; Battles at Lexington & Concord
3 unalienable rights listed in the Declaration of Independence. It says that these rights are give to all humans by our Creator. life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
Who led the Continental Army? George Washington
Where was the Battle of Bunker Hill actually fought? Breed's Hill
Fill in the blanks: " ... and __________ the blessings of __________ to ourselves and our posterity ..." secure; liberty
What was the first major war the English colonists in America fought? (before ARW) French and Indian War
How many British soldiers died in the Battle of Bunker Hill? about 1000 (approximately 40% of 2500)
Do you think King George III should have taxed the colonists to pay the war debt? Why or why not? BE SURE TO EXPLAIN YOUR ANSWER FULLY TO RECEIVE CREDIT.
How many crates of tea were dropped into Boston harbor? approximately 300
What order was given to Patriot soldiers at Bunker Hill in order to be more effective? "Don't shoot 'til you see the whites of their eyes!"
What was the name of the newspaper Benjamin Franklin published? The Pennsylvania Gazette
The Battles at Lexington & Concord were known as what? A) Don't shoot 'til you see the whites of their eyes B) The Bloody Massacre C) The Shot Heard 'round the World D) The First Continental Army
Who signed his name very large on the Declaration of Independence to be sure King George would see it? John Hancock
What is a Loyalist?
In your own words, define "bias".
Give a modern day example of bias.
In your own words, define "propaganda".
Give an example of propaganda that we studied and explain why it is considered propaganda.
Why did the colonists dump tea into the harbor? What was the king's response to the people of Boston? Be specific.
Common Sense (What was it? Who wrote it? What effect did it have on many colonists?)
Created by: pcsteacher5