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Lesson 2 Colonists Speak Out Review for Test
This act put a tax on paper items. Newspapers,legal documents, and even playing cards were taxed. The Stamp Act
Who was the writer that disagreed with the taxes and wrote plays that accused the British leaders of being greedy? Mercy Otis Warren
Who was accused of treason because he told the House of Burgesses that Parliament did not represent the colonists? Patrick Henry
What did the colonists do to force Britain to take back the Stamp Act? They began to Boycott British goods.
This group captured British tax collectors, and were a secret underground group fighting for freedom. The Sons of Liberty
This group wove their own cloth, also a secret group. The Daughters of Liberty
This act said that Britain had “full power to make laws for the people in America” The Declaratory Act
What did the colonists form to spread information between colonies more quickly? The Committees of Correspondence.
Who organized the first Committee of Correspondence? Samuel Adams
What does boycott mean? To refuse to use, buy or purchase from.
What act in 1767 taxed glass, tea, paint, and paper, and set up a new group of tax collectors? The Townshend Acts
The Townshend Acts were repealed, except for the tax on ______? Tea
5 colonists were killed on March 5, This event is called…. The Boston Massacre
Who was the first person historians say was killed in the Boston Massacre? Crispus Attucks
Who made a picture of the Boston Massacre? Paul Revere
In 1773, Parliament passed this act that gave Britain’s East India Company a monopoly on tea. The Tea Act
Describe the Boston Tea Party….what happened?? The Sons of Liberty disguised themselves as Mohawk Indians and boarded British ships in Boston Harbor. They dumped tea overboard to protest the Tea Act.
What were the Coercive Acts? They were a new set of laws passed to punish the Massachusetts colonists for the Boston Tea Party.
What is another name for the Coercive Acts? Intolerable Acts
In 1774, the first meeting of its kind occurred on the North American continent. What was this meeting called? The First Continental Congress
Where was this meeting held? What city? Philadelphia
The First Continental Congress sent a petition to the king reminding him that colonists had the right to_____ and______. Colonists also had the right to ___________, and the right to a _____________. life liberty assemble trial by jury
The First Continental Congress voted to _________ most trade with Britain and asked the colonies to form __________. stop militias
What is a militia? An army made up of citizens.
Who found out about General Gage’s plan to march to Lexington and Concord? Paul Revere
Who did General Gage want to arrest at Lexington? Samuel Adams and John Hancock
Why did General Gage send troops to Concord? To find the Minutemen's weapons.
Who fired the first shot at Lexington? No one knows????
What was the first shot at Lexington called? “The shot heard ‘round the world”