5th Grade Social Studies Chapter 10 Study Guide

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  1. Which tax law forced colonists to pay a tax on printed papers?
    The Stamp Act
  2. Which law ordered the colonists to provide places to live for British troops?
    The Quartering Act
  3. Which harsh laws forced the colonists to obey Great Britain?
    The Intolerable Acts
  4. Which law declared that American Indians could have much of the land west of the Appalachian Mountains and said that settlers could not move to these areas?
    The Proclamation of 1763
  5. What is a law created or passed by the government called?
    An act
  6. What is forcing people to pay taxes when they have had no say in making the law that created the tax called?
    taxation without representation
  7. To object in a public way to something that one believes is wrong or unfair is called a ___________.
    protest
  8. A ____________ is an official public announcement.
    proclamation
  9. _____________ is the lawmaking part of  the British government, similar to the congress in the United States.
    Parliament
  10. A _________ is a person who represents others at a convention or conference.
    delegate
  11. To __________ is to cancel, or undo, a law.
    repeal
  12. To _____________ is to bring into a country, especially a sale.
    import
  13. A ______________ is a murder of several or many people who cannot defend themselves.
    massacre
  14. To ______________ is to protest by refusing to use or buy a good or service.
    boycott
  15. What meeting of delegates from 12 colonies, was held to present complaints to King George III, to set up a  boycott of British goods, and to arrange a second meeting if needed?
    First Continental Congress
  16. On December 16, 1773, a group of angry colonists dressed as American Indians boarded ships and dumped 342 chests of tea into the water. What was this event called?
    The Boston Tea Party
  17. What is the name of the event that started with colonists taunting British soldiers and ended with 5 people dead and 6 wounded?
    The Boston Massacre
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