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American revo.

QuestionAnswer
French and Indian War 1754-1763 British soldiers fought against French soldiers and Native Americans
Treaty of Paris 1763 1763 Ended the French and Indian War also a result of Britain taxing colonists
Boycott Refusing to buy goods
Repeal To cancel an act or law
Writs of assistance Legal document that allowed officers to search homes and warehouses for goods that might be smuggled
Militia Military force made up of ordinary citizens
Blockade Using ships to prevent goods from leaving the harbor
Patriots American colonists who were determined to gain independence from the British
Loyalist American colonists who stayed loyal to Great Britain
Civil disobedience The refusal to obey certain laws of influencing legislation or gov.t policy
Unalienable rightz Rights that cannot be taken away "Life Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness"
George Washington Commander-in-Chief of the continental Army
Samuel Adams Boston patriot who opposed British taxation; established and leader of The sons of liberty
Benjamin Franklin Author,Publisher,Inventor, and a diplomat
Thomas Jefferson Main author of the Declaration of Independence
Patrick Henry Patriot from Virginia,"give me liberty or give me death"
Thomas Paine Wrote Common Sense and American Crisis
John Adams Advocate independence,2nd u.s president
Wentworth Cheswell Educated African American Patriot
Mercy Otis Warren
Patriot writer that supported independence
James Armistead African American Spy during the American Revolution. spied on Lorx Cornwallis' camp
Bernardo de Galvez Spaniard who held of British in New Orleans
Crispus Attucks American Hero and was the first African American shot during the Boston Massacre
Marquis de Lafayette French noble who helped Americans during the American Revolution
John Paul Jones Founder of the U.S Navy; " I have not begun to fight"
King George III King of England during the American Revolution
Lexington and Concord 1775;First Battle of the Revolution
Declaration of Independence 1776;Document written by Thomas Jefferson, declaring independence from Great Britain
What was the Declaration of Independence based on? Philosophies of locke,Montesquieu, and Blackstone
Battle of Saratoga Turning point of the Revolution 1777
Winter at Valley Forge American endurance thousands of Washington's troops died during the winter of 1777, lacked food and clothing
Battle of Yorktown Last major battle of the revolution 1781
Treaty of Paris 1783 1783; Ended the American Revolution
Created by: ScoliBones