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1

royal proclamation of 1763

colonist could not settle west of the Appalachian mountains

2

sugar act

1764
cuts molasses act in half
put new tax in : wine , coffee, sugar, and textiles

3

common sense

written by Thomas Paine

4

chripus attucks

1st man to die at B.M.

5

John Adams

represented the British soldiers

6

Battle of bunker hill

June 6, 1775
British attack w/ 2400 men
colonist short on ammo
1st / 2nd attack - British attack then retreat
3rd attack - colonist run out of ammo & flea

7

Ethan Allen

leader of the " Green Mountain Boys " ( Vermont )

takes 10 cannons to Boston w/ Ben. Arnold

8

why red coats retreat to Boston

led by pitcarin

retreat when sam Prescott gets through and spreads the word about the British coming

9

non IMPORTATION act

cant purchase goods from Britain

10

Paul revere

one of the people that warn colonist that the British are coming

11

molasses act

stop trade with French sugar islands

12

stamp act

1765
stamp places on all materials :
legal documents , newspapers , playing cards , ect.

13

continental association of 1774

recommend that every county & city form committees to enforce Boycott

14

Declamatory act

England asserted full powers of parliament

15

objective of tea act

sell the tea for cheap
17m pounds

16

non EXPORTATION act

cant sell goods to Britain

16

sons of liberty

create liberty trees

led by sam adams

17

john Hancock

there when tea was dumped into harbor
biggest signature on Declaration of Independence

18

revenue act

1767
duty on colonial imports :
glass , paints , paper + tea

19

sam adams

known as the genius of revolutionary adjatacive
sent letters to other colonists to follow in the Boycott
was there when tea was dumped into harbor

20

Boston massacre

roving gangs enforced the boycott of British goods
two British troops are sent to Boston to protect the Loyalist / stop the attacks
march 5th 1770

21

quebec act

1774
government dissolved the assembly
Massachusetts call for meeting in Sept in Phily
will fight for freedom
will NOT fight for slaves

23

4 acts to Discipline Boston designed by North in 1774

Act 1 - Boston Port Act
Act 2 - Impartial Administration of Justice
Act 3 - New Quartering Act
Act 4 - Massachusetts Government Act

24

quartering act

1765
colonists had to provide housing / goods to British solders

25

Acts have 2 names

British - Coercive Acts

Colonist - Intolerable Acts

26

conciliatory act

parliament tax to regulate trade

27

battle of lexington and concord

1st battle that started the war
shot heard around the world