Acts/Laws Pivotal Events Who Am I? Important Documents Hodgepodge

100

What is the Quartering Act?
Forced the colonists to house and feed British Soldiers.

100

What is the Boston Tea Party?
A protest in response to the Tea Act.

100

Who is Paul Revere?
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.

100

What is the Olive Branch Petition?
An attempt to settle differences peacefully with Britain. It was rejected and the King declared the colonies in rebellion.

100

Who is George Washington?
I was the general placed in charge of the Continental Army.

200

What is the Stamp Act?
Forced a stamp on any legal document, newspaper, even playing cards.

200

What is the Battle of Lexington and Concord?
Sam Adams called this day "a glorious day for America"

200

Who is John Hancock?
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.

200

What is Common Sense?
This document was a major reason that many people changed their minds about declaring independence from England.

200

Who is Thomas Paine?
I wrote the document responsible for changing the colonists mind about independence.

300

What are the Townshend Acts?
An indirect tax on glass, lead, and tea - the colonists' favorite drink.

300

What is the Boston Massacre?
An angry mob of colonists taunted British soldiers which resulted in gunfire and 4 dead colonists.

300

Who is Thomas Jefferson?
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.

300

What are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Name the three unalienable rights mentioned in the Declaration of Independence.

300

What is Breeds Hill?
The Battle of Bunker Hill really took place where?

400

What are the Intolerable Acts?
Closed Boston Harbor, placed Boston under Martial Law, 16,000 soldiers were sent to Boston under this act.

400

What is the Battle of Bunker Hill?
Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes - comes from which event?

400

Who is the Second Continental Congress?
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.

400

What is waging war on colonists, no trial by jury, quartering soldiers, plundering seas, taxation without representation, etc.
Name 2 complaints about the King in the declaration.

400

What is the Sons of Liberty?
Sam Adams and Paul Revere founded this protest group after the Stamp Act was passed.

500

What is the Declaration of Rights and Grievances?
This document was sent as a response to the Stamp Act sent by the colonists to King George and Parliament.

500

What is the start of the Battle of Lexington and Concord.
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.

500

Who is John Adams?
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.

500

What is the passage discussing the evils of slavery?
In order to get the Declaration signed by everyone, what passage was deleted?

500

Who are Sam Adams and John Hancock?
We were hiding in Burlington in the early morning hours of April 19, 1775.

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