Social Studies Test 2
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What did the French and Indian War cause?
- a huge debt
- and proclamation line
No Taxation with Representation?
What did the Albany plan do?
united colonies under 1 government
When was the Proclamation Line?
What is mercantilism?
- economic policy
- raw materials sent to England then back to the colonists
What does the Writs of Assistance do?
search and seizer
What was the sugar act?
a tax on sugar and molasses
What was the stamp act?
tax on printed materials
What was the quartering act?
colonist had to house soldiers
Who were the Sons of Liberty?
- secret organization
What did the Boston Massacre do?
made people more anti-British
Why the Boston Tea Party?
tax on tea boycotted
What were the Intolerable acts?
punishment for Boston Tea party
What did they did they decide at the First Continental Congress
boycott all British goods
What was Lexington and Concord?
the first battles of the war
What did the Second Continental Congress do ?
- created national currency- continentals
- created army
- George Washington commander
What was the Olive Branch Petition try to do?
last attempt at peace
Who was Crispus Attucks?
he was the first person to be shot at the Boston Massacre
Who was Samuel Adams?
Sons of Liberty founder
Who was Mercy Otis Warren?
woman that created anti-British plays
Who was Thomas Paine?
wrote Common Sense convincing colonists to support independence form Britain
Who was John Locke?
argued for unalienable rights
What was the quote from Patrick Henry?
Give me Liberty or Give me Death
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