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Plan developed by Ben Franklin to promote more inter-colonial unity
Acts drafted by Charles Townshend that contained several antagonistic measures
Another name for the Coercive Acts
Colonial gathering which prepared for war
Anglo-American treaty for peace
Defendent of soldiers in Boston Massacre
Committees set up in towns around the colonies to enforce the boycott
Early American victory giving hope to American cause
British response to Pontiac's Rebellion prohibiting colonists from moving west of the Appalachians
Letter sent by Massachusetts Assembly to all the other assemblies
Ottawa war chief who rallied tribes in the Ohio valley against colonial outposts
Committees set up around the colonies to relay political mood and information
Southern war hero who became the US's first president
New British King after Seven Years' War
Final statement of grievances to Britain
Incident in Boston in which Sons of liberty dumped £10,000 worth of tea into the harbor
The attacks of Pontiac and resulting wars
Pamphlet used as propaganda; written by Thoms Paine
Colonial army
American diplomat who negotiated the Franco-American Alliance
Another name for Pontiac's Rebellion
Meeting of the colonies to address grievances and formulate a position on relationship between royal and colonial governments
Act forbidding colonies to issue paper money
Citizens loyal to the Crown
Act extending the reaches of Catholic Quebec
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Author of the Declaration of Independence
Act in 1764 which established new duties and provisions aimed at deterring molases smugglers
Protest groups formed throughout the colonies
Punitive measures by the British to punish the perpetrators of the Boston Tea Party
Acts made for regulation of trade
Citizens loyal to the Revolution
Virginia radical proclaiming 'Give me liberty or give me death'
French and American alliance
US Act in 1830 exemplifying Indian Territory demarcationNot really essential information right now
Name given to incident in Boston in which Red Coats fired on citizens
Town near to colonial arsenal (not Lexington)
Petition adopted by the Continental Congress for peace
Act made solely for revenue that taxed all paper goods
Theory that nation's power depended on wealth
Name for British soldiers
Southern hero chosen to lead the Continental Army
Author of Common Sense
The idea of negative feelings towards the British
George III's prime minister
Act issued after repeal of Stamp Act reassuring Parliament's right to tax however they wanted
Another name for Seven Years' War
First battle of the Revolutionary War
Name for colonial militia
Theory that claimed all elected members of Parliament represented all British subjects

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