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100

I wrote "Common Sense"

Thomas Paine

100

 This lowered the price of of a favored British product, but the colonists destroyed it to avoid paying British taxes without consent.

The Tea Act.

100

The first British victory in the Revolutionary War was....

Battle of Lexington and Concord

100

This was issued by King George after the French & Indian War. It which forbade all settlement west of a line drawn along the Appalachian Mountains

Proclamation of 1763

100

A secret society of Patriots who were very influential in fighting taxation and protecting the rights of the colonists

Sons of Liberty

200

I was the King of England during the Revolutionary War. (You must provide my WHOLE name.)

King George III

200

This was the rallying cry of the colonists who were tired being forced to pay extra for things with no decision-making abilities

"No taxation without representation"

200

This war was fought between the British, colonists, French and Native Americans.

The French and Indian War

200

Define / explain "Loyalists" and "Patriots"

Loyalists were those people who remained loyal to England and King George III, while Patriots wanted the colonies to fight for their independence

200

 A philosophy in the 18th century that encouraged the power of human reason  in political, religious, and educational doctrine. It emphasized the rights of individuals

The Enlightenment

300

I was a silversmith, who warned the people of Lexington that the British soldiers were coming?

Paul Revere

300
This act required colonists to house and feed British soldiers.
The Quartering Act
300

During this event, colonists dressed as Native Americans to board British ships 

Boston Tea Party

300

The law-making group in England is called the _________

Parliament

300

This is what it is called when you refuse to buy something or use a specific product because of what you believe

Boycott

400

I was a printer, an author, and a scientist, but NOT a president

Benjamin Franklin

400
This act that closed the Boston harbor after the Boston Tea Party.
The Intolerable Acts
400

During this event, colonists protested the collection of taxes and threw snowballs at British guards. Five colonists were killed and many others were wounded in this event.

Boston Massacre

400
What was the main reason why colonists needed to pay taxes after the French and Indian War?
Britain wanted them to help pay off the war debt.
400

This was the big company in England that controlled the stuff that caused the Boston Tea Party

British East India Tea Company

500

I was the main author of the Declaration of Independence

Thomas Jefferson

500

This act required colonists to pay extra for anything on paper or made of paper

The Stamp Act

500

This was the group of important people who met early in the American Revolution, and first used the term "Americans."

The First Continental Congress

500

When the British refused to (remove) unfair laws, some colonists became (people who fought back) and would (sneak in) things they weren't allowed to.

When the British refused to (REPEAL) unfair laws, some colonists became (REBELS) and would (SMUGGLE) things they weren't allowed to.

500

This means that rules were not enforced for a long time, which made people think it was OK to ignore them

Salutary Neglect

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