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1

Quartering act

colonists must provide room and board + to british soldiers

2

Stamp act

tax on all all documents/ paper goods

3

Townshend act

tea, paint, lead, glass, paper tax

4

Tea act

tax on surplus tea

5

Intolerable acts

•boston harbor closed
•no public meetings in boston or NYC
•British officials charged w crimes

6

Boston massacre

British army soldiers killed 5 male civillians and injured 6 others

7

Boston tea party

political protest of sons of liberty, dumped tons of tea into boston harbor

8

First continental congress

meeting of delegates from 12 of 13 colonies at carpenters hill in philidelphia, early in the american rev

9

Propoganda

biased or misleading info to persuade a political point of view

10

Boycott

to not buy and products as a protest

11

non-importation agreement

protested british revenue triggered by the stamp acts.

12

paul Revere

Patriot during american rev. midnight rider
made a picture of the boston massacre

13

Samuel Adams

leader of the american revolution

14

John Adams

big role in the american revolution
well known/ respected founding father

15

King George

ascended the theone as FAIW came to a close.

16

Crispus Attucks

First death in Boston Massacre and american rev

17

Thomas Paine "common sense"

a pamphlet advocating independance from Great Britain to the 13 colonies

18

Proclemation of 1763

prohibits settlements past appalachian mountains