Pivotal Events
Who Am I?
Important Documents
Forced the colonists to house and feed British Soldiers.
What is the Quartering Act?
A protest in response to the Tea Act.
What is the Boston Tea Party?
I was one of the riders sent to warn the colonists the regulars are out....I was captured by the British but later let go. I am also remembered for the engraving I did of the Boston Massacre.
Who is Paul Revere?
An attempt to settle differences peacefully with Britain. It was rejected and the King declared the colonies in rebellion.
What is the Olive Branch Petition?
I was the general placed in charge of the Continental Army.
Who is George Washington?
Forced a stamp on any legal document, newspaper, even playing cards.
What is the Stamp Act?
Sam Adams called this day "a glorious day for America"
What is the Battle of Lexington and Concord?
It was my ship the Liberty which was caught smuggling. I was in hiding on the morning of the Battle of Lexington and Concord, and my signature stands out on one of our most important documents.
Who is John Hancock?
This document was a major reason that many people changed their minds about declaring independence from England.
What is Common Sense?
I wrote the document responsible for changing the colonists mind about independence.
Who is Thomas Paine?
An indirect tax on glass, lead, and tea - the colonists' favorite drink.
What are the Townshend Acts?
An angry mob of colonists taunted British soldiers which resulted in gunfire and 4 dead colonists.
What is the Boston Massacre?
Although it was initially thought the Declaration should be written by a committee, I was chosen to be the writer and I wrote the document in 17 days.
Who is Thomas Jefferson?
Name the three unalienable rights mentioned in the Declaration of Independence.
What are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
The Battle of Bunker Hill really took place where?
What is Breeds Hill?
Closed Boston Harbor, placed Boston under Martial Law, 16,000 soldiers were sent to Boston under this act.
What are the Intolerable Acts?
Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes - comes from which event?
What is the Battle of Bunker Hill?
This group made George Washington head of the Continental Army, authorized the printing of paper money, and formed a committee to deal with foreign nations.
Who is the Second Continental Congress?
Name 2 complaints about the King in the declaration.
What is waging war on colonists, no trial by jury, quartering soldiers, plundering seas, taxation without representation, etc.
Sam Adams and Paul Revere founded this protest group after the Stamp Act was passed.
What is the Sons of Liberty?
This document was sent as a response to the Stamp Act sent by the colonists to King George and Parliament.
What is the Declaration of Rights and Grievances?
Accounts differ on this event -some British Soldiers claim they were against 200-300 colonists, while the colonists claim there were only about 34 colonists. No one knows who fired first.
What is the start of the Battle of Lexington and Concord.
Massachusetts patriot who had the task of defending the British soldiers after the Boston Massacre. I also was part of the Continental Congresses and was part of the original committee to write the document.
Who is John Adams?
In order to get the Declaration signed by everyone, what passage was deleted?
What is the passage discussing the evils of slavery?
We were hiding in Burlington in the early morning hours of April 19, 1775.
Who are Sam Adams and John Hancock?
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