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Paulson 8 Vocabulary August 19-23, 2019

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  • Q1
    An overthrow and replacement of an established government or political system by the people governed.
  • Q2
    Legal document that enabled officers to search colonial homes and warehouses for goods that might be smuggled.
    writs of assistance
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Q5
    Series of laws passed in 1774 to punish Boston residents for the Tea Party.
    Intolerable Acts
  • Q6
    An organization that spread political ideas and information through the colonies.
    committee of correspondence
  • 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
  • Q8
    American Revolutionary leader and patriot, Founder of the Sons of Liberty; signed the Declaration of Independence
    Samuel Adams
  • Q9
    A tax that the British Parliament passed in 1767 that was placed on leads, glass, paint and tea.
    Townshend Acts
  • Q10
    A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
  • Q11
    To cancel a law.
  • Q12
    Colonists who supported the British government during the American Revolution
  • Q13
    American colonists who were determined to fight the British until American independence was won
  • Q14
    Required the colonials to provide food, lodging, and supplies for the British troops in the colonies (1765).
    Quartering Act
  • Q15
    (1764) British Parliament (deeply in debt partly to French & Indian War) placed a tariff on sugar, coffee, wines, molasses and other items.
    Sugar Act

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