Vocabulary
French and Indian War
British Imperial Policy
Events of the War
Key Historical Figures

100

a person or group that joins with another to work toward a goal
What is an ally?

100

In 1754, war broke out between Britain and France. These two countries had colonies in North American. In Europe, it was known as the Seven Years War. When the fighting began in North America, it was called what?
What is the French and Indian War?

100

the laws passed by Britain that taxed printed documents
What is The Stamp Act?

100

In early 1775, British General Thomas Gage learned that the colonists had a stockpile of military supplies. This led to what is known as the "shot heard 'round the world." It took place during these battles.
What are the Battles of Lexington and Concord?

100

commander-in-chief of the Continental Army
Who is George Washington?

200

an event at which people speak out about an issue
What is a protest?

200

At the end of the French and Indian War, Britain and France signed this document.
What is the Treaty of Paris?

200

Two groups were formed by the colonists as a result of the Stamp Act. These groups organized protests and even attacked some British tax collectors.
Who are the Sons and Daughters of Liberty?

200

In 1777, patriots defeated the British army in upstate New York and gained support of several European countries. This battle was the turning point in the war.
What is the Battle of Saratoga?

200

an inventor, scientist, publisher, postmaster general, and political leader who helped write the Declaration of Independence
Who is Benjamin Franklin?

300

a group of ordinary people who train for battle
What is a militia?

300

This document told settlers to keep off of American Indian lands west of the Appalachians after the French and Indian War.
What is the Proclamation of 1763?

300

Some colonists believed that they should not be taxed unless they are represented in Parliament. This was their motto.
What is "No taxation without representation!"?

300

With aid from the French fleet and French army troops, Washington was able to win this final battle of the Revolutionary War.
What is the Battle of Yorktown?

300

man who was bitter about not being promoted in the Continental Army and became a traitor
Who is Benedict Arnold?

400

freedom from being controlled by another government
What is liberty?

400

After the French and Indian War, Parliament passed new laws for the colonies. Some of these were passed because Great Britain needed what?
What is the colonists to help pay for the war?

400

abuse of power by a ruler
What is tyranny?

400

This is stated in the first part of the Declaration of Independence
What is all men are created equal and have certain rights?

400

This key figure of the American Revolution is quoted as having said, "Give me liberty or give me death!"
Who is Patrick Henry?

500

the killing of many people
What is a massacre?

500

This key figure of the American Revolution is credited with being the main author of the Declaration of Independence.
Who is Thomas Jefferson?

500

This is stated in the third part of the Declaration of Independence.
What is peaceful ways to present the colonists' point had been attempted but failed?

500

This is the second and longest part of the Declaration or Independence
What is complaints about the King ruling under tyranny?

500

He is responsible for helping set up the U.S. Navy and Marines. He also served as George Washington's vice president and later became the second president.
Who is John Adams?