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Unit 7

Standing Army An army that remains in a particular area to control or protect it.
Smuggler/Smuggling Illegal trading to avoid paying taxes.
Committees of Correspondence Committees created by the Massachusetts House of Representatives in the 1760's to help towns and colonies share information about resisting British laws.
Boycott When people refused to buy British goods.
Stamp Act of 1765 A law passed by Parliament that raised tax money by requiring colonists to pay for an official stamp whenever they bought paper items such as newspapers, licenses, and legal documents.
Proclamation of 1763 A British law passed that banned settling west of the Appalachian mountains.
Sons of Liberty A secret society founded by Boston colonists that protested against British laws, that sometimes resorted to violence. Samuel Adams was the leader one of the many founders.
Stamp Act Congress In October 1765, delegates from nine colonies met in New York and issued a declaration that the Stamp Act was a violation of their rights and liberties.
Declaratory Act A declaration issued by Parliament which stated that Parlament had the power to make all laws for the colonies.
Townshend Acts Passed in June 1767 by Parliament that placed duties on glass, lead, paints, paper, and tea.
Boston Massacre An incident in which British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists after kids threw rocks at them, killing five people.
Propaganda Material designed to sway opinion for or against a person or idea/ one-sided
Boston Tea Party A protest against the Tea Act in which a group of colonists boarded British tea ships and dumped more than 340 chests of tea into Boston Harbor.
Intolerable Acts/Coercive Acts Laws passed by Parliament to punish the colonists for the Boston Tea Party and to tighten government control of the colonies.
Treaty of Paris 1763 The treaty that ended the French and Indian War.
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