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1 1. Define revolution 2. Define tyranny 3. Define anarchy 4. Define salutary neglect a replacement of a government by the people of that government Total loss of freedom/absolute government power No government/chaos mob rule British policy of ignoring the colonies 5. Define treason An action meant to overthrow one s government or leader 6. Define Parliament The British lawmaking party which passed laws and taxes 7. The Colonial Government consisted of council Governor assembly 8. What did the colonies provide GB and what did Great Britain provide to the colonies? The colonies sent natural resources to Britain and Britain sent finished products. 9. All of the following accurately describe colonial governments except: The king appointed the colonial governor 10. What are 3 results of the French and Indian War? 1. Britain went in to debt. 2. Colonists moved across the Appalachian Mountains 3. Britain becomes the most powerful military power in Europe 11. List three things King George III did after the war. 1. Close the area west to the Appalachians to settlement 2. send British troop in to settlements 3. ask colonists to support British troops in the colonies. 12. What did the Proclamation of 1763 state? Colonists could NOT move into lands WEST of the Appalachian Mtns

2 13. Define boycott. A refusal to buy goods from a certain place. 17. Why do men form governments? 14. What was the Great Awakening? A revival encouraging greater religious enthusiasm and political independence. 18. Independence was declared when. 15. Explain the ideal balance of power between people s rights and governments. Freedom and government power must be balanced All men have certain natural rights Too much government power means loss of freedom 19. What were British advantages in the war? 16. What are unalienable rights? They are rights no one can take away! 20. What were the laws and events in the 1760 s-70 s signs of? To protect their natural rights. A little over a year after the fighting began. 1. well trained and disciplined, 2. knew weapons, experienced, 3. had a large army, had a navy The colonists would soon lose all their freedom.

3 21. The following (3) things are in the Declaration of Independence. 1. A list of charges against the king. 2. life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness 3. Americans have the right to revolt against the government 22. Those who hoped Britain would lose the war were called (3) Patriots 23. Describe the Revolutionary War (3 things) 1. British had a better trained army 2. British lost support at home 3. Washington was the commanding general of the army 24. Who helped after the battle of Saratoga? France 25 Why was the battle of Yorktown important? 26. What was the goal of the Declaration of Independence? 27. Why was the Mayflower Compact important? 28. What was the effect of Common Sense? Convinced Britain to end the war Explain why the colonists felt the need to be free from British rule. It was a form of selfgovernment It inspired colonists to back the revolution.

4 29. Define the 1 st Continental Congress 12 of the 13 colonies joined together to confront England. 30. Define the Stamp Act A tax on all printed materials. 31. Define the Quartering Act Colonists housing and feeding British troops. 32. Define the Tea ACT Law stating colonists can only buy tea from the British company. 33. Define the Townshend Act 34 Define the Intolerable Acts 35. Define the Boston Massacre Indirect tax on glass, lead, paper, and tea Laws punishing colonists- close Boston Harbor, martial law British soldiers fire into a mob of colonists, killing 5

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