Vocabulary
Taxes
Events
Name that person/act
Miscellaneous
100

the government or a controlling power

authority

100

a tax on all printed paper

The Stamp Act

100

the protest against the Tea Act

The Boston Tea Party

100

name given to colonial civilian soldiers who were ready to fight against the British at a moments notice

militia or Minutemen

100

act that forced the colonists to house British soldiers

The Quartering Act

200

organized refusal to buy goods by a group of people

boycott

200

two strategies used by colonists to  revolt against taxes

boycott, protest

200

a street fight between a "patriot" mob and a squad of British soldiers

The Boston Massacre?

200

fought in the French and Indian War, would later become the general of the Continental Army of the American Revolution.

 George Washington

200

the first battles of the Revolutionary War

Lexington and Concord

300

small army made up of everyday citizens

militia

300

a phrase that became a rallying cry for colonists

No taxation without representation!

300

a series of laws meant to punish Massachusetts after the Boston Tea Party

The Intolerable Acts

300

This man rode his horse all over Boston to warn colonists "The regulars are coming out!" or "The British are coming!"

Paul Revere

300

He defended the British soldiers after the Boston Massacre.

John Adams

400

to take back, or cancel, a law

repeal

400

the reason for the Stamp Act

to pay off British debt from the French and Indian War

400

treaty that officially ended the French and Indian War

The Treaty of Paris (1763)

400

the company that was responsible for lowering the price of tea and the Tea Act

the British East India Company

400

He said "I am not a Virginian but an American!"

Patrick Henry

500

unjust use of government power by one person or a small group of people

tyranny

500

a series of taxes placed on everyday items

The Townshend Acts

500

meeting of colonial delegates in response to the Intolerable Acts

The First Continental Congress

500

He was the leader of the Sons of Liberty in Boston.

Samuel Adams

500

They were responsible for the success of the boycott against the Townshend Acts.

the colonial women

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