Social Studies Chapter 6 section 1&2

  1. British monarch who reigned or ruled during the American Revolution.
    King George III
  2. Act requiring the colonists to quarter (house) British soldiers and provide them with supplies.
    Quartering Act
  3. Law placing a tax on sugar, molasses, and other products shipped to the colonies.
    Sugar Act
  4. Law requiring all legal and commercial documents to carry an official stamp showing that a tax had been paid.
    Stamp Act
  5. Member of Virginia's House of Burgesses.
    Patrick Henry
  6. Secret society formed to oppose British policies.
    Sons of Liberty
  7. To buy as an investment.
  8. Refusal to buy.
  9. British proclamation that forbade (not allowed) the colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains.
    Proclamation of 1763
  10. Sailor of African-American and Native American ancestry who died at the Boston Massacre.
    Crispus Attucks
  11. Incident in 1770  in which British troops fired on and killed American colonists.
    Boston Massacre
  12. Acts passed by Parliament in 1767 to tax imports in the colonies.
    Townshend Acts
  13. Search warrants used to enter homes or businesses to search for smuggled goods.
    Writs of Assistance
  14. Organization of colonial women formed to protest British policies.
    Daughters of Liberty
  15. Leader of the Boston Sons of Liberty
    Samuel Adams
  16. Organization formed to exchange information about British policies and American resistance.
    Committee or Correspondence
  17. Incident in 1773  colonists protested British policies by boarding British ships and throwing their cargoes on tea overboard.
    Boston Tea Party
  18. Taxes placed on imported goods.
  19. Lawyer who defended British soldiers accused of murder in the Boston Massacre.
    John Adams
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Social Studies Chapter 6 section 1&2
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