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U.S. History: The American Vision Unit 1

This Act taxed almost all printed materials, including newspapers, pamphlets, posters, wills, mortgages, deeds, licenses, diplomas and even playing cards.
These Acts were introduced in 1767 by the new chancellor of the Exchequer to introduce new regulations and taxes.
This man published a lively and persuasive pamphlet called Common Sense.
This was the special unit of men that the town of Concord trained to 'stand at a minute's warning in case of alarm'.
This was a gathering of free men in a New England town to elect leaders, which later developed into the local government.
Small vessel capable of carrying about 130 tons of cargo.
This town is where Burgoyne retreated from the American Troops.
Alliance between the Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida and Mohawk nations in Western New York.
This means freedom from enslavement.
This volunteer Captain was sent by Washington to spy on the British. His last words were "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country'.
American colonists who supported Britain and opposed the War of Independence were called Loyalists or this.
American colonists who thought the British had become tyrants and supported the War of Independence were called Whigs or this.
This kind of warfare is characterized by local militias who while poorly trained, did not line up for battle, often hiding behind trees & walls to ambush troops and supply wagons. This type of warfare is difficult to defeat.
This was the name given to the shooting of colonists by Captain Thomas Preston and a squad of soldiers.
Payment demanded from cities the Aztecs conquered
A settlement founded on the James River and named in honor of King James I
Privately owned ship licensed by the government to attack ships of other countries
In December of 1773, Hewes and approximately 150 men dumped 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor. This raid became known as this.
The first people credited with this were Magellan's crew who ______ the globe arriving back in Spain in 1522.
This man organized his own own militia and attacked the Susquehannock.
This is the treaty where Britain recognized the United States of America as a new nation, with the Mississippi River as its western border.
This is a form of government in which power resides with a body of citizens entitled to vote. The power is exercised by elected officials who are responsible to the citizens and who must govern according to laws or a constitution.
This man received financial backing from King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella for his voyage across the Atlantic in 1492.
Samuel de _______ founded Quebec in 1608, which became the capital of the colony of New France.
The Dutch East India Company hired this English navigator to search for a river that flowed through North America.