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Passed in 1765 to tax paper goods. As it was passed without colonial consent, it greatly angered colonists.Stamp Act
The initial framework of the American government after the Revolution. Congress was central and could conduct wars and foreign affairs, but needed state approval for taxes.Articles of Confederation
5 colonists were killed by British soldiers in 1770 after colonists attacked the customs house in Boston. This incident led to widespread colonial outrage.Boston Massacre
A conflict between Britain & the Colonies, the French, and Native Americans that led to the end of Britain's policy of salutary neglect toward America.Seven Years War
Three French agents attempted to force American representatives to bribe them. America refused and got angry, leading to an undeclared war with France.XYZ Affair
Supporters of the constitution. They advocated a strong central government and feared the anarchy/chaos that unchecked popular power would bring.Federalists
This rebellion started in 1794 when Pennsylvanian farmers refused to pay an excise tax on a certain product. Washington gathered a 15K man militia to put it down.The Whiskey Rebellion
A rebel organization that employed terrorist tactics to protest the Stamp Act, including tarring & feathering tax officials.Sons of Liberty
A pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that galvanized support for the Revolution by blaming King George III for everything.Common Sense
This rebellion was led by people in the United States demanding tax relief. It failed as a military force, but did result in tax relief and postponement of debt payment.Shays Rebellion
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Acts passed by Parliament in 1774 that closed the port of Boston, reduced its colonial government, allowed officers to be tried in England, and made colonists house soldiers.Intolerable Acts
The final battle of the Revolutionary War. General Cornwallis surrendered after being boxed in by Americans on land and the French at sea.Yorktown
A treaty in 1786 with this nation would have limited American use of the Mississippi river for 20 years. (The answer is the actual nation)Spain
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and a staunch Federalist. Negotiated the unsuccessful treaty with Britain in 1794.John Jay
Colonists who remained loyal to Britain during the Revolutionary War. Most were of average means, but many were wealthy.Tories
A created by James Madison named after a large state where a bicameral legislature would be created and representation was based on population.Virginia Plan
A rebellion of Native American tribes against colonists after the Seven Years' War. Britain passed the Proclamation of 1763 to prevent its escalation.Pontiac's Rebellion
This law made by Britain limited westward expansion in the colonies to the Appalachian mountains to prevent conflicts with Indian tribes. It angered colonists.Proclamation of 1763
Acts passed by Parliament in 1767 which included the forced housing of British soldiers and taxes on paper, paint, and tea. They angered colonists.Townshend Acts
An act passed in 1794 to forbid an individual from waging war on a country at peace with the US. It was ignored by Edmond Genet.Neutrality Act

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