Towards Independence: No Taxation Without Representation
Towards Independence: Violence Breaks Out In The Colonies
The Declaration Of Independence
The American Revolution
Unit 2 Vocab
100

What act made a law that every piece of paper printed had to have a stamp printed on it?

The Stamp Act

100

What was the Boston Massacre?

A huge street fight that broke out in Boston between British soldiers and the patriots. (Some patriots died)

100

Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

Thomas Jefferson

100

How did the British win the Battle of New York?

Using lost of their ships with cannons and engaging in hand to hand combat with the patriots.

100

The document written to declare the American colonies as an independent nation, free from British rule.

The Declaration Of Independence

200

What area of land was the French & Indian War fought over?

The Ohio River Valley

200

Who shot first at Lexington & Concord?

No one knows

200

What did the Continental Army gain from Fort Ticonderoga?

Gunpowder, Guns, and Cannons.

200

What battle is considered the turning point in the war?

The Battle of Saratoga

200

The American army during the American Revolution.

The Continental Army

300

What act in the colonies was never repealed?

The Quartering Act

300

What act caused the Boston Tea Party?

The Tea Act

300

Who said the famous quote, "Give me liberty or give me death."

Patrick Henry

300

What the the patriots most powerful alley?

The French

300

A pamphlet published in 1776 by Thomas Paine that persuaded many American colonists to support independence.

Common Sense

400

What were the Townshend Acts?

A new tax that taxed glass, paint, paper, lead, and tea. Even the loyalists didn't like it.

400

What did the Intolerable Acts do?

Close off Boston Harbor, more British soldiers in the colonies, no more town meetings in the colonies, and British soldiers were charged in Great Britain for there crimes.

400

Why did the patriots retreat from the Battle of Bunker Hill?

They ran out of ammo.

400

What British alley did the George Washington attack at the Battle of Trenton?

The Hessians

400

The unjust use of government power. A ruler who uses power in this way is called a tyrant.

Tyranny

500

Why did the British have to start taxing the colonies?

The British were in huge debt from the French & Indian War

500

Who were the members of the Sons of Liberty?

John Hancock, Patrick Henry, Paul Revere, and Samuel Adams.

500

What does most of the Declaration of Independence consist of?

The King's Crimes

500

Why were slaves on both sides of the Revolutionary War?

British - Promised freedom to any slave that fought with them.


Americans - The Declaration of Independence spoke of freedom and equal rights for everyone.

500

An overall plan, such as for winning a war.

Strategy

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