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Paulson 8 Vocabulary August 12-16, 2019

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  • Q1
    An overthrow and replacement of an established government or political system by the people governed.
    revolution
    30s
  • Q2
    Legal document that enabled officers to search colonial homes and warehouses for goods that might be smuggled.
    writs of assistance
    30s
  • Q3
    An incident in which British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists who were teasing and taunting them; five colonists were killed.
    Boston Massacre (1770)
    30s
  • Q4
    Colonial response to the Tea Act; 30-130 colonists - dressed as indians - boarded British ships and dumped the tea into Boston Harbor.
    Boston Tea Party (1773)
    30s
  • Q5
    Series of laws passed in 1774 to punish Boston residents for the Tea Party.
    Intolerable Acts
    30s
  • Q6
    An organization that spread political ideas and information through the colonies.
    committee of correspondence
    30s
  • Q7
    A radical political organization for colonial independence which formed in 1765 after the passage of the Stamp Act. The Sons leaders included Samuel Adams and Paul Revere.
    Sons of Liberty
    30s
  • Q8
    British soldiers who fought against the colonists in the American Revolution.
    redcoats
    30s
  • Q9
    A group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies.
    boycott
    30s
  • Q10
    American Revolutionary leader and patriot, Founder of the Sons of Liberty; signed the Declaration of Independence
    Samuel Adams
    30s
  • Q11
    A tax that the British Parliament passed in 1767 that was placed on leads, glass, paint and tea.
    Townshend Acts
    30s
  • Q12
    Incoming money.
    revenue
    30s
  • Q13
    A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
    Parliament
    30s
  • Q14
    Opposition between individuals or groups; stress.
    tensions
    30s
  • Q15
    Person who illegally trades in goods that are restricted or prohibited.
    smuggler
    30s

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