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Law passed by Parliament to make colonist buy a stamp to place on many items such as wills and newspapers

Stamp Act

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One of the founders of the sons of liberty

Samuel Adams

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Laws passed by Parliament in 1767 that set taxes on imports to the colonies

Townshend Acts

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Conflict between colonists and British soldiers in which five colonist were killed

Boston massacre

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A network of communication set up in Massachusetts and Virginia to inform other colonies of ways that Britain threatened colonial rights

Committees of correspondence

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Protest against increased Tea prices in which colonists dumped British tea into Boston Harbor

Boston tea party

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King of England during the American Revolution

King George III

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A series of laws set up by Parliament to punish Massachusetts for its protests against the British

In tolerable acts

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Rule by the military

Martial law

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Civilian soldiers

Minutemen

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The meeting of colonial delegates that approved the Declaration of Independence

Second Continental Congress

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An offer of peace sent by the second Continental Congress to King George III

Olive branch petition

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Pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that attacked the monarchy

Common sense

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Main author of the Declaration of Independence

Thomas Jefferson

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Document that said the United States was an independent nation

Declaration of Independence

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Colonists who wanted independence from Britain

Patriots

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Colonists were loyal to Britain

Loyalists

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Battle one by the Americans in 1776

Trenton

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Battle won by the Americans in 1777

Saratoga

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Place where Washington's army spent the winter of 1777–1778

Valley forge

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Rise in the price of goods

Inflation

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Selling goods that are difficult to come by for profit

Profiteering

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Prussian officer who helped train American soldiers

Fredrich von Steuben

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French noble who helped the Americans

Marquis de LafayettE

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British general

Charles Cornwallis

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Battle that gave Americans victory in the war

Yorktown

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Treaty that officially ended the war

Treaty of Paris

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A Belief in equality

Egalitarianism

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Stamp Act

Law passed by Parliament to make colonist buy a stamp to place on many items such as wills and newspapers

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Define

Samuel Adams

One of the founders of the sons of liberty