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chapter 6 vocab

king George lll A british monarch
quartering act Was a cost saving measure that required the colonies to quarter or house british troops
revenue income
sugar act law put on sugar molasses and other products shipped to the colonies
stamp act this law required all legal documents to have a official stamp
patrick Henry a member of Virginias house of burgesses
boycott a refusal to buy
sons of liberty colonists formed the group to oppose british policies
crispus attucks a sailor thought was a hero of americas struggle for freedom
Townshend new yorkers that agreed to provide housing for the troops
writs of assistance enter homes or businesses to search for smuggled goods
samuel adams a leader of the sons of liberty
boston massacre soldiers began firing after a group of people were protesting soldiers killed five people
john adams a lawyer and cousin of samuel adams
committee of correspondence these groups exchanged letters on colonial affair
boston tea party me disguised as native Americans boarded three ships and dumped 342 chests of tea into the harbor
militia force of armed civilians pledged to defend their community
minuteman ready to act in a minute
intolerable acts parliament paced several laws to punish the Massachusetts colony
first continental congress delegates voted to ban all trade with Britain until the intolerable acts were repealed
paul revere went to alert the colonists the british colonists
lexington and concord first battle of the revolutionary war shot herd around the world
loyalist those who support the british
patriot those who sided with the rebels
ethan allen led this band of backwoodsmen known as the green mountain boys
artillery cannons and large guns
second continental congress they agreed to form the continental army
continental army delegates formed it
benedict arnold was an officer who played a role in the victory at fort Ticonderoga
declaration of independence written by thomas jefferson
thomas jefferson wrote the declaration
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