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|An army that remains in a particular area to control or protect it.
|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.
|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.
|A declaration issued by Parliament which stated that Parlament had the power to make all laws for the colonies.
|Passed in June 1767 by Parliament that placed duties on glass, lead, paints, paper, and tea.
|An incident in which British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists after kids threw rocks at them, killing five people.
|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.