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Chapter 6 Vocab KL

The British monarch who wanted to enforce the Proclamation of 1763. King George III
The act passed by Parliament in 1765 that required colonists to house soldiers. Quartering Act
Another word for income. revenue
The act passed by Parliament in 1764 that placed a tax on sugar and molasses. Sugar Act
The act passed by Parliament in 1765 that required all documents to have an official stamp. Stamp Act
A member of the House of Burgesses who protested the Stamp Act and other taxes. Patrick Henry
The refusal to buy something. boycott
A famous secret society formed by colonists to oppose British policies. Sons of Liberty
An African American who escaped slavery, but was killed in the Boston Massacre. Crispus Attucks
The acts passed by Parliament in 1767 that suspended New York's assemblies until they housed soldiers. Townshend Acts
Search warrants writs of assistance
The leader of the Boston Sons of Liberty. Samuel Adams
When tension cracked in Boston redcoats shot and killed Attucks and four others. Boston Massacre
The cousin of Samuel Adams and the lawyer that protected the redcoats in the Boston Massacre. John Adams
Groups that exchanged letters on colonial affairs. committees of correspondence
On December 16, 1773 men disguised as Indians boarded three tea ships and dumped all their tea in the harbor protesting the Tea Act. Boston Tea party
A force of armed civilians pledged to defend their community. militia
Militia that were trained to be ready in a minute. Minutemen
Acts passed by Parliament in 1774 to punish Massachusetts. They were originally called the Coercive Acts but were renamed by colonists because they were so cruel. Intolerable Acts
On September 1774 delegates met in Philadelphia to discuss whether they should ban all trade with Britain. First Continental Congress
A Boston blacksmith who was sent to watch the British soldiers movements. Paul Revere
The first battles of the Revolutionary War. Lexington and Concord
People who supported the British. Loyalists
People who sided with the rebels. Patriots
The man who led a small army to capture the British fort of Ticonderoga. Ethan Allen
Cannons or large guns. artillery
On May 10, 1775 delegates met again in Philadelphia to decided whether to form a Continental Army. Second Continental Congress
An army created in the Second Continental Congress with George Washington leading it. Continental Army
A leader in the expedition to Quebec. He also played a role in the raid of Fort Ticonderoga. Benedict Arnold
The document that was signed on July 2, 1776 and adopted on July 4 that declared the colonies independent from Britain. Declaration of Independence
The man who drafted the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson
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