Patriots
British
Taxation
War Begins
Vocabulary

100

wrote the Declaration of Independence
Who is Thomas Jefferson

100

Ignored the interest of the colonists and thought the colonist should pay for their government and defense
Who is George Grenville

100

tax on almost all printed materials
What is Stamp Act

100

"The shot heard 'round the world"
What is Lexington and Concord

100

armed citizens who serve as soldiers during an emergency
What is a militia

200

Proposed the Albany Plan of Union
Who is Benjamin Franklin

200

opposed any compromise with the American colonies
Who is King George III

200

British government tried to stop smuggling with this act
What is Sugar Act

200

colonist expressed their desire for peace to King George III
What is Olive Branch Petition

200

enemy forces are surrounded, trapped, without access to fresh supplies, and starved into surrendering.
What is a siege

300

wrote "Common Sense"
Who is Thomas Paine

300

colonists who did not consider unfair taxes a good reason for rebellion
Who were loyalists

300

gave British Parliament the right to tax and make decisions for the colonies "in all cases whatsoever"
What is Declaratory Act

300

Colonial leaders used these killings for propaganda
What is Boston Massacre

300

a steady increase in prices over time
What is inflation

400

became commander of the Continental Army
Who is George Washington

400

viewed the American colonies as a source of funds
Who is the king and parliament

400

passed to punish colonists in Boston after the Boston Tea Party (its proper name)
What is Coercive Acts

400

2nd Continental Congress declared that the colonies were a separate and united states
What is Declaration of Independence

400

persons wounded, killed or missing during a war
What is a casualty

500

One of the founders of the Son's of Liberty
Who is Samuel Adams

500

commander of British troops
Who is General Howe

500

name given to the Coercive Acts by the colonists
What is Intolerable Acts

500

this document prohibited colonists from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains in 1763
What is Proclamation of 1763

500

a foreign slodier hired to fight in a war
What is a mercenary