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Who was in the French and Indian War? French & Indians VS British
What did they have the French and Indian War for? Land
What was the French and Indian War also known as? The 7 years war
Who won? British
What ended the war? The treaty of Paris 1763
How did the British pay their debt? They made taxes the colonist had to pay
What prohibited the colonist from moving west? The proclamation of 1763
The proclamation of 1763 had 3 main goals, what was one of them? 1) Hope to make peace with the American Indians
The proclamation of 1763 had 3 main goals, what was one of them? 2) King George III hoped for peace to start a trade relationship
The proclamation of 1763 had 3 main goals, what was one of them? 3) the British could better defend and maintain colonies by building forts along the Proclamation line.
What is the Stamp Act? Required colonist to buy a government stamp for almost every paper document.
Who did the stamp act affect? The colonist
Why was the stamp act a thing ? Needed to raise money to pay for the french & indian war
When did the stamp act occur? 1765 Repealed in the 1776
Where did the stamp act happen? All English colonies
What two events happened in Boston that showed the colonist were mad and rebellious with England? Boston tea party Boston massacre
Did Georgia like the Stamp Act? Some were okay with it. Others didn't like it. They had protection from the British and had prospered under the British rule.
What upset ALL the colonist about the Stamp Act? Taxation without representation
Groups opposing England were called.. Sons of liberty
what was the Boston Port Act? Closed the port of Boston (hurt trade)
what was the Quartering Act? Providing housing for British soldiers
what was the Massachusetts Government Act? Took away government from the colony./ Allowed to only hold one meeting per year.
what was the Quebec Act? Expanded the British Canadian territory south into the ohio valley./ Upset because we gave up more land
what was the Administration of Justice Act? Move trials to brittain.
Where did the 1st Continental Congress meet? Philadelphia , PA
Every colony was there except for ? Georgia
Before the Second Continental Congress could meet, what happened? Fights broke out
King George III said they would not get independence without what? A fight
Where was the 1st armed conflict of the American Revolution? Lexington and Concord (Shot heard around the world)
The Declaration of Independence was adopted when? July 4, 1776
Who were the 3 people to sign the Declaration of the Independence? Button Gwendoline, Lyman Hall, George Walton
What were the 3 parts of the declaration of Independence? Preamble, Grievances, and official declaration?
What was the preamble? Reasons behind the colonist decision to separate
What was the Grievances Complaints against the British government
What was the official declaration? Officially declared the colonies free from British rule
What is a Patriot? People who wanted independence. They were also known as 'Whigs'.
What is a Loyalist? People who were loyal to England. They were also known as 'Tories
What battle had a surprise attack that led to patriot victory and caused the British to withdraw Augusta? The battle of kettle creek
What was the 2nd bloodiest battle of the american revolution? Siege of Savanna
What ended the American revaluation? Treaty of Paris 1783
What was Americas first written government. Articles of confederation
What was the 2nd form of government called? Constitutional Convention
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