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Gentry

Highest social class of the American colonies including lawers, ministers, skilled artisans and skilled farmers.

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Social Mobility

Thr oppertunity to move from one social class to another.

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Great Awakening

A movement in the 1730's and 1740's that was marked by renewed intrest in religion.

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Revival

A period of religous awakeing.

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Enlightment

A movement that emposized science and reason as guides to help see the world more clearly.

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SECTION 2

SECTION 2

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French and Indian war

A war between the British and French over claiming land over in North America

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Iroquios League

A powerful nativeamercan confederation

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Albany plan of union

A plan propsed by Benjimen Franklin that called for a council of deligates from eachcolony with a leader appointed by the british king.

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Treaty of paris

agreement reached by the british colony

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SECTION 3

SECTION 3

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Proclamation of 1763

Officail announcement from the British Government that ended all settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains

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Quartering

Housing and feeding the British soilders

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Stamp Act

Law passed in 1765 by British Parliment that forced people to pay tax on items such as newspapers and legal documents.

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Commities of coresspondance

Orangized network for passing along news of British activity to the colonies.

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Boycott

Refusal to buy goods or have dealings with a country or other enitiy, usually to express disapproval or foce acceptance of certain conditions

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Townshend Acts

Writs of assistance

Laws passed by British Parliment that placed important duties on tea, paper, glass and paint.

written orders that allowed officials to cunduct unretricted searches for suspected smuggled goods; blank search warrants.

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Writs of assistance


A writ of assistance is a written order issued by a court instructing a law enforcement official, such as a sheriff or a tax collector, to perform a certain task. Historically, several types of writs have been called "writs of assistance". ...

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SECTION 4

Intolerable Acts

laws passed by England in 1774 to punish colonist for the Boston Tea Party

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First Coninental Congress

The first meeting of representatives from everycolony, except Georgia, in Semptember 1774 to discuss comon concerns.

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Militia

Group of civilians declared buy law to be called to military service and trained as soldiers to fight in
emergencies.

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Second continental congress

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Minute Men

The farmers and artisans in the militia were called this because they could be ready to fight in any
minute.

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