Vocabulary
People
Events
Laws
Mixed
100
Having a voice in one's government.
What is representation?
100
He was the commander in cheif of the Continental Army.
Who is George Washington?
100
This was a major cause of the French and Indian War.
France and Britian both claimed the same lands in North America
100
These Acts were given their name because the colonists thought they were intolerable.
What are the Intolerable Acts?
100
This is an example of a documentary source.
What is the Declaration of Independence?
200
To refuse to buy
What is boycott?
200
He was the main author of the Declaration of Independence.
Who is Thomas Jefferson?
200
This battle marked the beginning of the American Revolution.
What are the battles at Lexington and Concord.
200
This Act put a tax on colonial newspapers and other paper documentation.
What is Stamp Act?
200
Members of the Sons of Liberty went aboard the British ships and dumped all of the tea overboard.
What is the Boston Tea Party?
300
A document sent to the king, stating the colonists' rights.
What is a petition?
300
He suggested a new Committee of Correspondence in Boston and most likely organized the Boston Tea Party.
Who is Samuel Adams?
300
This battle proved to the British that the colonists would not be easy to defeat in battle. The king then sent more troops to the colonies.
What is the battle of Bunker Hill?
300
The British government did this to help pay the expenses of the French and Indian War.
They passed new tax laws for the colonies.
300
This country claimed Louisiana in 1763?
What is Spain?
400
Going agaisnt one's own governtment.
What is treason?
400
He called for a resolution in the Second Continental Concress for independence from Britain.
Who is Richard Henry Lee?
400
The Battle of Bunker Hill was really faught on this hill.
What is Breed's Hill?
400
These Acts were passed by the British government as a punishment for the Boston Tea Party.
What is the Coercive Acts?
400
Soldiers opened fire killing 5 colonists after the colonists were throwing rocks and insulting the soldiers.
What is the Boston Massacre?
500
The laws and orders issued by the British government.
What is imperial policies?
500
He was the main author of the Articles of Confederation.
Who is John Dickinson?
500
This group met to decide how to repond to British policies and actions, such as the Coercive Acts. The sent a petition to the king stating the colonists' rights. It agreed to stop most trade with Britain. It asked the colonies to form militias.
What is the First Continental Congress?
500
This was a British announcement that set aside the lands west of the Appalachian Mountians for American Indians. Many colonists were angry about the proclamation, and many ignored it by continuing to settle on those lands.
What is the Proclamation of 1763?
500
Members of a committee who would write letters that would be sent to the other colonies, keeping the colonies informed and united in a common cause.
What are the Committees of Correspondence?
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