vocabulary
people
events
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Begins with T
100
The word for laws set by British Parliament (the law making body in Britain.
What are imperial policies?
100
The main author of the Declaration of Independence.
Who is Thomas Jefferson?
100
The King announced this which forced colonists off the lands west of the Appalachian Mountains and set the land aside for Native Americans.
What is the Proclamation of 1763?
100
This is the area that the French and British were fighting over during the French and Indian war.
What is the Ohio River Valley?
100
The only tax that Britain would not give up on.
What is the Tea Tax?
200
A refusal to buy or use goods or services.
What is boycott?
200
The British general put in charge of the Mass. colony.
Who was General Thomas Gage?
200
This occurred when colonists started calling British soldiers names and throwing stones at them.
What is the Boston Massacre?
200
The place that the Continental Congresses met.
What is Philadelphia?
200
The group of patriots that planned the Boston Tea Party.
Who are The Sons of Liberty?
300
To take away
What is repeal?
300
The person who signed the Declaration of Independence so large that King George III would be able to see it without his glasses. He also said people would celebrate this date for years to come.
Who is John Hancock?
300
This is when the Sons of Liberty dressed up as Mohawk Indians and dumped over 300 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor.
What is the Boston Tea Party?
300
The name of the hill that the Battle of Bunker Hill really took place.
What is Breed's Hill?
300
What colonists were so upset about since they had no vote or representation.
What are taxes?
400
To be forced to provide food and shelter for.
What is quarter?
400
He was the commander in chief of the colonial army.
Who was George Washington?
400
This acts were enforced to punish the colonists for the Boston Tea Party. They closed the Boston Harbor, forced colonists to Quarter soldiers, and did not allow the Massachusetts Legislature to meet.
What are the coercive or intolerable acts?
400
The area of land that France gave to Spain after the French and Indian War.
What is Louisiana?
400
What you are accused of if you are accused of working against your own government. What the signers of the Declaration of Independence could have been accused of.
What is treason?
500
to speak for others (usually voted on by the people).
What is a representative or representation?
500
This man warned Sam Adams and John Hancock that the British were coming to Lexington and Concord.
Who was Paul Revere?
500
The first shots of the American Revolution. "The shot heard 'round the world."
What are the Battles of Lexington and Concord?
500
The place that the Declaration of Independence was read out loud to the public.
What is Independence Hall?
500
These were a set of taxes put on lead, paint, glass, paper, and tea.
What are the Townsend Acts?
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