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Causes of the American Revolution

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  • Q1
    famous chief of the Ottawa tribe who fought back against the British
    Pontiac
    30s
  • Q2
    1763 - A Native American uprising after the French and Indian War, led by an Ottowa chief named Pontiac. They opposed British expansion into their land and began destroying British forts in the area. The attacks ended when Pontiac was killed.
    Pontiac's Rebellion
    30s
  • Q3
    act/law forbidding English colonists to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains to leave the Natives in peace
    Proclamation of 1763
    30s
  • Q4
    a person under the rule of a king or queen
    subject (person)
    30s
  • Q5
    something, typically money, that is owed or due to someone else
    debt
    30s
  • Q6
    act/law passed by the British Parliament (government) setting taxes on molasses and sugar imported by the colonies
    Sugar Act
    30s
  • Q7
    an act/law passed by the British that allowed British troops to live in the homes of the colonists. Colonists had to 'quarter' (feed and shelter) the soldiers
    Quartering Act
    30s
  • Q8
    an act/law passed by the British parliament(government) in 1756 that required colonists to pay for a stamp for newspapers and legal documents
    Stamp Act
    30s
  • Q9
    the group in Britain's government that makes their laws, similar to the U.S. Congress
    Parliament
    30s
  • Q10
    the act of making a strong public expression of disagreement and disapproval
    protest
    30s
  • Q11
    a firm decision to do or not to do something
    Resolution
    30s
  • Q12
    a protest where you refuse to buy or use goods and services from someone so they lose money
    Boycott
    30s
  • Q13
    representatives - people sent to represent other people in a meeting or event
    Delegates
    30s
  • Q14
    a formal request for government action
    petition
    30s
  • Q15
    to cancel an act or law
    repeal
    30s

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