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King George III George III was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of the two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death
Quarter Act The Quartering Act is a name given to a minimum of two Acts of British Parliament in the local governments of theAmerican colonies to provide the British soldiers with any needed accommodations and housing. It also required colonists to provide food for a
Revenue Income
Sugar Act Tax sugar
Stamp Act Use stamps to tell if they do taxes
Patrick Henry Patrick Henry was an American attorney
Boycott Not buying or severing something or someone
Sons of Liberty Search ResultsThe Sons of Liberty was an organization that was created in the Thirteen American Colonies
Crispus Attucks Crispus Attucks was the first person killed in the Boston massacre, in Boston, Massachusetts, and is widely considered to be the first American killed in the American Revolution
Townshend Act The Townshend Acts were a series of British acts passed beginning in 1767 and relating to the British American colonies in North America. The acts are named after Charles Townshend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, who proposed the program
Writs of assistance In 1760, governor Bernard of Massachusetts authorized the use by revenue officers of writs of assistance. Writs of assistance were documents which served as a general search warrant, allowing customs officials to enter any ship or building that they suspe
Sammuel Adams Samuel Adams was an American statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States
Boston Massacre The Boston Massacre, known as the Incident on King Street by the British, was an incident on March 5, 1770, in which British Army soldiers shot and killed people while under attack by a mob.
John Adams John Adams was an American patriot who served as the second President of the United States and the first Vice Presiden
Committee of Correspondence The Committees of Correspondence rallied colonial opposition against British policy and established a political union among the Thirteen Colonies. Letter from Samuel Adams to James Warren, 4 November 1772. Massachusetts Historical Society.
Boston tea Party The Boston Tea Party was a political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, Massachusetts, on December 16, 1773
Militias a military force that is raised from the civil population to supplement a regular army in an emergency.a military force that engages in rebel or terrorist activities, typically in opposition to a regular army.all able-bodied civilians eligible by law
Minute men Minutemen were civilian colonists who independently organized to form well-prepared militia companies self-trained in weaponry, tactics, and military strategies from the American colonial partisan militia during the American Revolutionary War.
Intolerable act The Intolerable Acts (also called the Coercive Acts) were harsh laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774. They were meant to punish the American colonists for the Boston Tea Party and other protests
First continental congress The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the Thirteen Colonies who met from September 5 to October 26, 1774 at Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania early in the American Revolution.
Paul revere Paul Revere was an American silversmith, engraver, early industrialist, and Patriot in the American Revolution(Mid night ride.)
Lexington and concord The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War.
Loyalist Loyalists were American colonists who remained loyal to the British Crown during the American Revolutionary War
Patriots Patriots (also known as Revolutionaries, Continentals, Rebels, or American Whigs) were those colonists of the Thirteen Colonies who rebelled against British control during the American Revolution and in July 1776 declared the United States of America an i
Ethan Allen Ethan Allen was born in 1738 in Litchfield, Connecticut. He fought in the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. With Benedict Arnold, he led the Green Mountain Boys to capture Fort Ticonderoga from the British in 1775. After the war, he petit
Artillery large-caliber guns used in warfare on land
Second Continental congress It succeeded the First Continental Congress, which met in Philadelphia between September 5, 1774 and October 26, 1774. The Second Congress managed the Colonial war effort and moved incrementally towards independence, adopting the United States Declaration
Continental Army The Continental Army was formed by the Second Continental Congress after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the colonies that became the United States of America.
Benedict Arnold Benedict Arnold was a general during the American Revolutionary War who originally fought for the American Continental Army but defected to the British Army.
Declaration of Independence The Declaration of Independence is the statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress meeting at the Pennsylvania State House (Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies, then at war with
Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809.
George Washington George Washington was trained at the age of sixteen he was hunting, handle hardships ,and sleeping out doors .
Mercenary (of a person or their behavior) primarily concerned with making money at the expense of ethics."she's nothing but a mercenary little gold digger
Strategy a plan of action or policy designed to achieve a major or overall aim.
Rendezvous a meeting at an agreed time and place, typically between two people.
Battles of Saratoga
Ally friend
Marquis de Lafayette
Bayonet a blade on the barrel of a musket
James Forten
John Paul Jones
Lord Cornwallis
Battle of Yorktown
Treaty of Paris
Elizabeth Freeman
Richard Allen
lord Cornwallis American War of Independence. Third Mysore War. Irish Rebellion of 1798. Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis KG, PC (31 December 1738 – 5 October 1805), styled Viscount Brome between 1753 and 1762 and known as The Earl Cornwallis between 1762 and
Pacifist No war nor fighting type of person
Wilderness Road
Articles of confederation
land ordinance of 1785
northwest territory
northwest ordinances
new jersey plan
james madison
constitutional convention
Virginia plan
great compromise
three-fifths comromise
Bill of rights
george mason
the federalist paper

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