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A settlement ruled by a distant parent country is the definition of what term?

Colony

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A way of seeing or looking at something from your perspective is the definition of what term?

Point of view

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The relationship between two or more events in which they act upon and are connected to one another is the definition of what term?

Cause/effect

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An event in which people work or fight for change is the definition of what term?

Revolution

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An economic system in which the colonies exist for the benefit of the mother country is the definition of what term?

Mercantilism

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Trading, buying, and selling illegally with other nations to get a cheaper price is the definition of what term?

Smuggling

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To rely on yourself for all of your basic needs is the definition of what term?

Self-reliant

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A law making body is the definition of what term?

Legislature

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England's legislature or law making body is named what?

Parliament

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The colonial lower house that is elected by the colonists is called what?

Assembly

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The colonial upper house that is appointed by the governor is called what?

Council

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a formal public statement is the definition of what term?

Proclamation

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living accommodations is another way of saying what term?

quarter/quartering

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The French and Indian war left Britain with a huge debt. what does this mean?

Britain owed money

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Government income is another way to say what term?

Revenue

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What does taxation without representation mean?

It means that the colonists do not get to vote for members of parliament

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What term is another word for representative?

Delegate

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A formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority is the definition of what term?

Petition

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Refusal to buy is the definition of what term?

Boycott

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A formal expression of opinion is the definition of what term?

Resolution

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A representation of a person, especially in sculpture form

Effigies

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In March of 1766 parliament repealed the stamp act. What does this mean?

They cancelled the stamp act.

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Writs of assistance were legal documents that allowed what?

Custom officers to enter any location to search for smuggled goods

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Ideas or information designed and spread to influence opinion is the definition of what term?

Propaganda

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Incapable of being put up with is the definition of what term?

Intolerable

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Groups of citizen soldiers were called what?

Militias

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A colonist who could be ready to fight on a minute's notice was called what?

A minuteman

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American colonists who stayed loyal to Britian were called what?

Loyalists

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American colonists who supported a war for independence were called what?

Patriots

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The dead, wounded, and missing after a battle are called what?

Casualty

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Define cause/effect

The relationship between two or more events in which they act upon and are connected to one another

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Define revolution

An event in which people work or fight for change

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Who was Crispus Attucks and why was he important?

He was a man involved in the Boston Massacre. He is important because he was the first colonist that was killed.

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A task or action that someone is required to perform is the definition of what term?

Duty

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Who was William Dawes and why was he important?

He was Paul Revere's helper in informing the colonists that the regulars were coming

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Who was George Washington and why was he important?

He was one of the 55 delegates, and he was from Virginia. He was important because he was chosen to be the commander-in-chief of the continental army

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Who was Thomas Paine and why was he importantly?

He was the author of a pamphlet called common sense, which in his text he called for "complete independence"

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Who was chief Pontiac and why was he important?

He was an Indian chief who united Indian tribes against the English colonists during pontiacs war

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Who was Thomas Gage and why was he important?

An army general who was ordered by king George the lll to take away the weapons of the Massachusetts militia and arrest the leaders

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Who was Sam Adams and why was he important?

He was the leader of the Massachusetts militia, cousin of John Adams. He also went into hiding during the batt
Lemon Lexington and concord

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Who was John Hancock and why was he important?

He was another leader of the Massachusetts militia, he was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence

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Who was John Parker and why was he important?

He was the captain who led the Minutemen at Lexington

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What date was the Declaration of Independence signed?

July 4, 1776

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Who was John Adams and why was he important?

He defended the British soldiers involved in the Boston massacre, cousin of Sam Adams

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Who was Benjamin Franklin and why was he important?

He was a delegate from Pemmsylvania who was part of the continental congress

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Who was Patrick Henry and why was he important?

He was a delegate from Virginia who said "Give me Liberty, or give me death"

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Who was Paul Revere and why was he important?

He warned the colonists that the regulars were coming alongside William Dawes

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Who was Thomas Jefferson and why was he important?

He was a delegate from Virginia who wrote the Declaration of Independence

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Why was the city of Boston important?

The Boston Tea Party happened there, as well was the Boston massacre, etc

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Why was the city of Philadelphia important?

It is where the commitees of correspondence met because it was in the middle of the colonies

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What was the stamp act congress?

It was a meeting attended by 27 representatives from the colonies in which they wrote a Petetion stating that the colonies could not be taxed except by their own legislatures

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Who was King George the lll?

He was the king in the era of the revolution