the law-making part of the British government
What were the main reasons colonists were upset with the King and Parliament?
unfair laws and taxes
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
The colonists sent delegates to meet at the First________________
The American Indians signed an agreement that they would stay ________ and not take sides.
Who had a strong navy and helped the colonists win the American Revolution?
Those colonists who supported becoming independent were called
Those colonists that were still loyal to the Great Britain were called
Paul Revere and two other men had to ready at a minutes notice. They warned the colonists saying, "the British are coming". These men were called
a person chosen by a larger group to represent the group
money paid to the government
Who led the Continental Army in Virginia and later became the first American President?
What was it called when the colonists decided to not buy the stamps during the Stamp Act?
Colonists dressed up as Native Indians and dumped tea into the Boston Harbor in response to the tax on tea. This was known as the ________________
Boston Tea Party
After six years of fighting, the colonists were able to defeat the British and they signed the __________________________________ making America a free country.
Treaty of Paris