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American History Chapter 5

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James __ ARGUED THE COLONIST SHOULD NOT BE TAXED BY PARLIAMENT BECAUSE THEY COULD NOT VOTE FOR MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT
The North Bridge at __ was the site of the first American victory in the Revolutionary War
The Boston Massacre led many colonists to call for stronger __ on British goods
Colonists who supported the war for independence
Ruler of Great Britain
__ Sense greatly influenced opinion throughout the colonies
He wrote common sense
George __ DECIDED THE COLONIST SHOULD CONTRIBUTE MORE TOWARD BRITISH EXPENSES
This ACT PLACED A TAX ON ALMOST ALL PRINTED MATERIAL IN THE COLONIES
Citizen soldiers
SECOND, __ OF 1763 PROHIBITED COLONIST FROM MOVING WEST OF THE APPALACHIAN MTS. INTO NATIVE AMERICAN LANDS
They threw 342 chests of tea overboard, an event that became known as the __Tea Party
The purpose of the __ Congress to represent the colonists’ common interests and to challenge British laws and control
John__ of Massachusetts was chose as president of the Second Continental Congress
Daughters of __ URGED AMERICANS TO WEAR HOMEMADE FABRICS AND PRODUCE OTHER GOODS THAT WERE PREVIOUSLY AVAILABLE ONLY FROM BRITAIN
Wrote the declaration of independence
had instructions to take away the weapons of the Massachusetts militia and arrest the leaders
He organized the Sons of Liberty
was the first delegate to sign the declaration of independence
__in Massachusetts boasted they would be ready to fight on a minute’s notice.
He warned that the British were coming
This act lowered the tax on imported molasses
Down
Writ of assistance was a legal document permitting
The Boston ___ of Liberty on December 16, a group of men disguised as Mohawks boarded the ships at midnight
Benjamin Franklin was in charge of the post
__Jefferson wrote, in the Declaration of Independence, “all men are created equal.”
He argued that Massachusetts should be independent from Britain long before anyone else did
people were born with certain natural rights to life, liberty, and property
The Boston __ one soldier was knocked down, the nervous redcoats did fire, killing five colonists
THE BRITISH KING AND PARLIAMENT BEGAN TO VIEW THE AMERICAN COLONIES AS A SOURCE OF
Colonel __reportedly shouted the order, “Don’t fire until you see the whites of their eyes.”
THIS ACT STATED THAT PARLIAMENT HAD THE RIGHT TO TAX AND MAKE DECISIONS FOR THE BRITISH COLONIES IN ALL CASES WHATSOEVER
George III refused to receive the Olive Branch
Colonist who supported the British
This ACT TAXED ITEMS SUCH AS GLASS, TEA, PAPER AND LEAD
Congress chose George __ to be the army’s commander
He said “Give me liberty or give me death!”
In 1773 the British East India Company faced ruin. To save the company, Parliament passed the __ ACT
He committed treason
The second it created the Continental
It took the British 3 attempts until they capture the hill
COLONIST WERE MAD THAT PARLIAMENT WOULD TAKE AWAY THEIR BASIC RIGHT OF TRIAL BY