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36. What is a MILITIA?
MILITIA – a force of armed civilians pledged to defend their community
37. What job did the MINUTEMEN have?
The MINUTEMEN were trained to be ready to act at a minutes notice
38. How did the British respond to the Boston Tea Party?
The British responded to the Boston Tea Party by enacting the INTOLERABLE ACTS
39. What was accomplished at the FIRST CONTINENTIAL CONGRESS?
At the FIRST CONTINENTAL CONGRESS they voted to ban all trade with England and began training troops in case of war
40. How was the First Continental Congress important to the future of the colonies?
THE FIRST CONTINENTIAL CONGRESS
The First Continental Congress was important because it planted the seed for a future democratic government
41. How did the colonists respond to the Intolerable Acts?
The colonists hoped more boycotts of English goods would solve the problems of the Intolerable Acts
42. What did the British plan to do in Lexington and Concord as they marched April 18, 1775?
The British wanted to: 1)Capture the ammunition stored by the minutemen 2)Arrest Sam Adams and John Hancock
43. How did the colonists get information on the movement of British troops?
If colonists saw a single lantern in the North Church steeple then the British troops were coming by land
If colonists saw two lanterns in the North Church steeple then the British troops were coming by sea
Several riders, including Paul Revere, ride through the small towns alerting colonists the British army is on the move
44. Who had the numbers advantage in the Battle of Lexington?
The British had about 700 soldiers The colonists had about 70 men
45. Who fired the first shot at Lexington?
It is still unclear which side fired the first shot at Lexington
THE GREEN AT LEXINGTON
46. How many colonial militiamen were killed in this first battle?
A total of 8 militiamen were killed in Lexington at the first battle
47. Describe the march back to Boston for the British soldiers?
As the British marched back to Boston they were shot at by hiding colonists Many British soldiers were killed marching back to Boston
THE RETREAT BACK TO BOSTON
48. Name the two towns in which the battles of the Revolutionary War started?
LEXINGTON and CONCORD Both in Massachusetts
49. What famous quote did Ralph Waldo Emerson make about the first battle?
Ralph Waldo Emerson called it the “shot heard ‘round the world”
The fact the colonists had started the war with the British was news around the world
50. Describe a PATRIOT:
PATRIOT – a colonial person that supported the war against the British and wanted independence
51. Describe a LOYALIST:
LOYALIST – a colonial person that supported the British in the war against the colonist They remained “loyal” to the king
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