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Paulson AH Vocabulary April 16-24, 2024

Quiz by Billye Paulson

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  • Q1
    A free black man who was the first person killed in the Revolution at the Boston Massacre.
    Crispus Attucks
  • Q2
    The first bloodshed of the American Revolution (1770), as British guards at the Boston Customs House opened fire on a crowd killing five Americans.
    Boston Massacre
  • Q3
    Ruler of England during the American Revolution.
    King George III
  • Q4
    1765 law that taxed printed goods, including: playing cards, documents, newspapers, etc.
    Stamp Act
  • Q5
    Law passed by the British Parliament setting taxes on molasses and sugar imported by the colonies.
    Sugar Act
  • Q6
    Required the colonials to provide food, lodging, and supplies for the British troops in the colonies.
    Quartering Act
  • Q7
    Leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies.
    Patrick Henry
  • Q8
    A radical political organization for colonial independence which formed in 1765 after the passage of the Stamp Act. They incited riots and burned the customs houses where the stamped British paper was kept.
    Sons of Liberty
  • Q9
    A tax that the British Parliament passed in 1767 that was placed on leads, glass, paint and tea.
    Townshend Acts
  • Q10
    A person who makes money by selling goods.
  • Q11
    Incoming money
  • Q12
    Legal document that enabled officers to search colonial homes and warehouses for goods that might be smuggled.
    writs of assistance
  • Q13
    American Revolutionary leader and patriot, Founder of the Sons of Liberty and one of the most vocal patriots for independence; signed the Declaration of Independence.
    Samuel Adams
  • Q14
    America's first Vice-President and second President. Sponsor of the American Revolution in Massachusetts.
    John Adams
  • Q15
    Organization that spread political ideas and information through the colonies.
    committee of correspondence

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