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What is a militia?
A force made up of civilians trains as soldiers but not part of the regular army
What is a duty?
An import tax
What is a mercenary ?
Soldiers who serve for another country for money
What is a boycott?
Organized campaign to refuse to buy certain products.
What is an alliance?
An agreement between nations or groups to help each other against other nations or groups
What was the name of the fort Washington built in the Ohio River Valley?
When the colonies met and proposed a Council of Representatives used to organize armies and collect taxes, what was it called?
The Albany Plan of Union
What two countries fought in the French and Indian War?
France and England
What tribe was in an alliance with the British?
What was the name of the treaty ending the French and Indian War?
The Treaty of Paris
What did the Proclamatio n of 1763 do?
It banned colonial settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains
When Parliament put a duty on products such as molasses and sugar products, it was called the __________ _________.
What was the Quartering Act?
This act said that the colonists would have to house British troops to provide them with food, water and supplies
What happened at the Boston Massacre?
The colonists threw snowballs and rocks at the soldiers. The soldiers fired into the crowd, killed 5 and wounded 6. Crispus Attucks was the first to die.
What did the Committee of Corresponde nce do?
The Committee of Correspondence was set up by Samuel Adams and was used to keep the colonists informed of British actions, They were letters and pamphlets printed.
Who set up the Boston Tea Party?
The Sons of Liberty
What happened at the Boston Tea Party?
Tea was only unloaded in Boston on December 16, 1773, a large group of men crowded in the harbor, they were disguised as Indians, boarded the ship and threw 342 cases of tea into the harbor
Name two of the four Intolerable Acts?
1. They closed the port of Boston 2. Increased the royal governor power, cut town meetings and abolished Massachusetts Legislature 3. Tried the murder of officials in Britain 4. Strengthened the Quartering Act of 1765
Explain the “Shot heard round the world”.
This was the first shot of the American Revolution
What was one of the two things that the Continental Congress did after the Intolerable Acts?
Began the training of militias Started a new boycott of British goods
Who was chosen as Commander of the Continental Army?
What was the name of the people who were loyal to the King?
What was the name of people who wanted to fight against the King?
Why did many slaves side with the British?
They thought that when England won the war, they would be freed.
How many times did the British have to attack the Americans at Bunker Hill before they won?