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What was the Townshend Acts
This act by put forth by the British forced Colonists to pay taxes on all imported goods from Britain.

100

Who was Burgoynes?
In the battle of Saratoga, this man led the British soldiers.

100

What is Boston Harbor
King George III closed off this water way as a means of punishment to the colonists.

100

What were: militias
These are small groups of men who were trained to go into battle.

100

What was the French Indian War.
Paying for the cost of this event was the first reason the British needed tax money from the Colonists.

200

What is The Boston Tea Party.
This event involved Patriots raiding a British ship and throwing all the tea overboard...

200

What were Lobsterbacks or Redcoats
This nickname describes the British soldiers based on appearance.

200

What is Breed's Hill
The Battle of Bunker Hill actually took place here

200

What were the Loyalists.
These colonists stayed true to their King.

200

Who was John Hancock.
This flamboyant man was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence.

300

What is the Boston Tea Party.
Britain punished Boston because of this incident.

300

Who was John Adams.
This man thought George Washington should lead the new American Army

300

What is The Atlantic Ocean.
This ocean was sailed by those traveling back and forth between Great Britain and the Colonies.

300

What is the battle of Lexington.
This famous battle was lost by the Patriots.

300

What is The Framers.
The individuals who wrote the Declaration of Independence were called this:

400

What is the Stamp Act.
This law placed a tax on printed materials in the colonies.

400

Who was Thomas Jefferson.
This man actually wrote the Declaration of Independence.

400

What was Boston, Massachusetts.
This large, colonial city was overtaken by the British for a time, and all travel to and from was prohibited.

400

What is Parliament.
The name of the governing body of Great Britain.

400

What was the Battle of Saratoga.
This famous battle happened in late September and early October.

500

What is the Intolerable Acts.
Colonists forced to house British soldiers... Massachusetts being taken over by Thomas Gage of Britain, the closing of Boston's port... All were referred to as this.

500

Who was Prince Estabrook.
This African-American marched through town with his drum to signal that the war was about to start.

500

What are Massachusetts (Maine was a part of Mass.), Virginia, New Jersey, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, New York, Rhode Island, Georgia, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Delaware.
These are the names of the original 13 colonies:

500

What is the Sons of Liberty.
This group organized by John Adams led protests against the new taxes.

500

What is the First Continental Congress.
In 1774, representatives from every colony except Georgia met at this gathering in Philadelphia.

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