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Causes of Revolution

boycott refuse to buy goods or services
repeal take away, cancel
minuteman member of colonial militia
Loyalist person loyal to Great Britain
Patriot person who wanted American independence
petition formal request
Proclamation of 1763 prohibited colonists moving west of Appalachian Mts.
Sugar Act effort to stop smugglers, lowered tax so molasses bought legally
Stamp Act taxed paper goods and documents
Townshend Acts tax on paint, lead, glass, paper, tea
Tea Act tax on tea
Coercive Acts (Intolerable Acts) made town meetings illegal, closed ports
Quartering Act colonists had to house British troops in their homes
Treaty of Paris ended French and Indian War
Boston Massacre conflict between colonists and British soldiers, 5 colonists died
French and Indian War resulted in a huge debt for England
First Continental Congress King ignored letter written by delegates
Lexington & Concord 1st shots of Revolution
Second Continental Congress Olive Branch Petition - King ignored
Thomas Jefferson wrote Declaration of Independence
Common Sense pamphlet about breaking away from England
Thomas Paine wrote Common Sense
Preamble first section of Declaration of Independence
Natural Rights life, liberty, pursuit of happiness
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