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King gorge 3 the British monarch
quartering act made it so colonist had to shear there home with solders
revenue it is more income
sugar act pasted tax on sugar
stamp act all dominants had to have a stamp
Patrick Henry member of Virginians house
boycott refusal to buy goods
sons of liberty where mostly lawyers merchants and craftspeople
Crispus Attucks Killed in the Boston Massacre
Townshend acts 1st one suspended new Yorks assembly
writs of assistance use of search warrants
Samuel Adams A leader of the sons of liberty
Boston Massacre A fight broke out and red cotes killed 5 people
John Adoms A lawyer and cousin of Samuel Adoms
committee of correspondence exchanged letters on colonial affairs
Boston tea party 342 chests of tea where destroyed on December 16, 1773
militia a grope of armed civilizations
minuteman trained to respond in a minutes warning
intolerable acts set to punish Massachusetts colonists
1st continental congress set in Pennsylvania or philly
Paul revere midnight ride
Lexington and concord the 1st battles of the war
loyalist fought for the British
patriot fought for the us to become a country
Ethan Allen Ethan Allen was a farmer, businessman, land speculator, philosopher, writer, lay theologian, and American Revolutionary War patriot, hero, and politician.
artillery a large gun
second continental congress It succeeded the First Continental Congress, which met in Philadelphia between September 5, 1774 and October 26, 1774. The Second Congress managed the Colonial war effort and moved incrementally towards independence
continental army The Continental Army was formed by the Second Continental Congress after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the colonies that became the United States of America.
Benedict Arnold Benedict Arnold was a general during the American Revolutionary War, who fought for the American Continental Army, and later defected to the British Army.
declaration of independence signed to make the us a new country
Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809.
George Washington general of the u.s. army
Mercenary primarily concerned with making money at the expense of ethics.
strategy a battle plan
trategy something bad that hapond
Rendezvous a meeting at an agreed time and place, typically between two people.
Battles of Saratoga a series of battles which would be the turning pint of the revolutionary war
Ally a freand in war/ battle
Marquis de Lafayette a french man known as the solders freand and well liked by Washington
John Paul Jones the caption of a ship that defeated a British war ship the saropis
James Forten James Forten was an African-American abolitionist and wealthy businessman in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Born free in the city, he became a sailmaker after the American Revolutionary War.
Privateer an armed ship owned and officered by private individuals holding a government commission and authorized for use in war, especially in the capture of enemy merchant shipping.
Desert leaving military without of intentions of coming back
Bayonet a knife on the end of a gun
Lord Cornwallis in charge of the British in the battle of youk town
Battle of Yorktown final battle of the war
Pacifist does not like war or guns
Guerillas a tipe of war far
Treaty of Paris The Treaty of Paris, signed in Paris by representatives of King George III of Great Britain and representatives of the United States of America on September 3, 1783, ended the American Revolutionary War
Richard Allen Richard Allen was a minister, educator, writer, and one of America's most active and influential black leaders. In 1794 he founded the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the first independent black denomination in the United States
Elizabeth Freeman Elizabeth Freeman, also known as Bet or MumBet, was the first black slave to file and win a freedom suit in Massachusetts.
Republicanism support for a republican system of government.

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