History 7 Ch 5

History 7 Ch 5

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French and Indian War caused when British settlers moved west onto French and Native American land; British suffered many early defeats; new leadership in Britain eventually turned the tide in favor of Britain
Pontiac Leader of the Ottawa nation who attacked the British up and down the western frontier
Quartering Act required colonists to feed and house British troops
Iroquois did not make an alliance with the British at first because they believed the British could not defeat the French
Albany Plan of Union intended to unite the colonies against the Native Americans; rejected by colonial assemblies who wanted to control their own taxes and armies
Results of the French and Indian War colonists started to see themselves as separate from Britain
Stamp Act tax placed on legal documents(colonists had to buy special stamps); resented by the colonists because they did not think Britain had a right to tax them
Committees of Correspondence formed to keep colonists informed of British actions
British East India Company British company that sold tea from India to the colonies
Sons of Liberty colonists who organized protests against the British
“Shot Heard Round the World” 12. first shot of the revolutionary war; no one knows who fired the shot
1st Continental Congress demanded British repeal the Intolerable acts, called for the creation of colonial militias
2nd Continental Congress sent Olive Branch Petition to the King; formed the Continental Army with George Washington as its commander
Fort Ticonderoga captured by Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys
Proclamation of 1763 declared that colonial settlers could not settle west of the Appalachians
Tea Act Allowed the British to have a monopoly on tea in the colonies
Bunker Hill 1st major battle of the Revolutionary War
Minutemen citizen soldiers ready on a moments notice who fought at Lexington and Concord
Blockade shutting off of a port by your navy, keeps supplies from going in or out
Boycott refusal to buy certain goods or products
Militia military force made up of civilians trained as soldiers
Olive Branch Petition stated that the colonists were still loyal to the King

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