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The Ottawa chief who attacked settlers west of the Appalachians

Pontiac

1

The treaty that ended the French and Indian war

Treaty of Paris 1763

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The "shot heard around the world" was fired there

Concord–Lexington

3

The president of the continental congress who was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence

John Hancock

4

This British General was made governor of Massachusetts by the King

Gage

5

French and Indian war was called this in Europe

7 Years War

6

The Coercive Act and the Quebec Act became known as these acts to the colonists

Intolerable Acts

7

This name was given by colonists to the skirmish with British soldiers on Boston Common

Boston Massacre

8

Patriot group that held the Boston Tea Party

Sons of Liberty

9

He was made head of the continental army

George Washington

10

The stockade fort built by Washington in the wilderness near Great Meadows

Fort Necessity

11

The continental congress met in this city

Philadelphia

12

Militia members were called

Minutemen

13

These acts were meant to punish the colonists of Boston for dumping tea in the harbor

Coercive Acts

14

The British prime minister who sent ships to blockade the St. Lawrence

Pitt

15

This act placed the first direct tax on the colonists

Stamp Act of 1765

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The Battle of Quebec took place on these plains

Plains of Abraham

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The British and the French both wanted to control this valley

Ohio River Valley

18

This act banned the use of paper money in the colonies

Currency Act of 1764

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Americans who backed Britain

Loyalists or Tories

20

This act said the colonists could not settle west of the Appalachian Mt.

Proclamation of 1763

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The leader of the sons of liberty

Sam Adams

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Wrote the Declaration of Independence

Thomas Jefferson

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This petition was sent to King George by the second continental congress

Olive Branch Petition

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This pamphlet that was widely read by colonists and encouraged them toward revolution

Common Sense

25

Colonial delegates met with Iroquois leaders at this conference

Albany Conference

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Committees created to communicate with other colonies about British activities

Committee of Correspondence

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These allowed custom agents to enter any location to look for evidence of smuggling

Writs of Assistance

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Who was the first person killed at the Boston Massacre and what was going to become of the Revolutionary War

Crispus Attucks at the Boston Massacre

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Who was the first postmaster?

Benjamin Franklin

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