The American Revolution war pt.2 Crossword

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Oct 9, 2016
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Gathering of representatives from12 of the 13 colonies Continetal congress
Fight at a minutes notice Minuteman
British retreated to Boston Lexington and concord
Boycott English goods First contiental
Believed in independence from England Patriot
Remains loyal to British government Loyalist
To side neither Neutral
Writings helped to stir colonist desire for independence John Locke
Individuals are free and equal Natural rights
Government to protect their natural rights Social contract
Governments power originates with people Right to change
Born in England in 1737 Thoms Paine
Immigrated to America in 1774 Thomas Paine
While colonist were engaged in an open rebellion January 1776
Produced a 48 page bocket known as common sense Paine
matter of natural law First passage
All men are equal Second passage
People yield their poet to government Third passage
Threatens the natural rights Forth passage
Eleminate any doubt the history of abuse Fith passage
Relationships with the people of England Sixth passage
Colonies are free and independent from England Seventh passage
Britain gained the security of its NA colonies Good news
British gained the Native American tribe Bad news
Began to building forts though out the Ohio river valley French
Out numbered the French population British colonist

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American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

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Mar 7, 2017
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the overthrow of a government but those who are governed REVOLUTION
fees for the support of government required to be paid by people and businesses TAXES
the quality of being just or fair JUSTICE
freedom of choice LIBERTY
to attack from a place or hiding AMBUSH
a general and progressive increase in prices INFLATION
troops trained to fight on horseback CAVALRY
American colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence LOYALISTS
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War PATRIOTS
An American politician and soldier who served. as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797 and was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States GEORGE WASHINGTON
this battle was fought on June 17, 1775, during the Siege of Boston in the early stages of the American Revolutionary War battle of bunker hill
an armed conflict between Great Britain and thirteen of its North American colonies that after onset of the war was declared independence as the United States American Revolutionary War
a political protest but the Sons of Liberty in Boston on Dec. 16, 1773. The demonstrators, some disguised as Native Americans, in defiance of the Teach of May 10, 1773, destroyed and entire shipment of tea sent by the East India Company. They boarded the ships and threw the chests. of tea into Boston Harbor. The British government responded harshly and the episode escalated into the American Revolution. Boston Tea Party
a group of British colonies on the east coast of North America founded in the 17th and 18th centuries that declared independence in 1776 and formed the United States. Thirteen Colonies
a British Army officer who rose to become Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the American war of Independence also known as the American Revolutionary War. William Howe

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The American Revolution Crossword

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Oct 9, 2016
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The French controlled the same land in Canada Prewar boundaries
22 year old lieutenant colonel; was responsible for the building and protecting fort if necessity George Washington
Controlled the thirteen colonies along the Atlantic seaboard The British
We're longstanding enemies and competitors England and France
We're spreading into territory they did not control England
Began May ,1754 French and Indian war
Spotted an attack of fort necessity and attacked first Washington
A month later returned and took over control of the fort British
Was also know as the se even years war French and Indian war
Lasted until 1763; lasted nine years French and Indian war
The seven years war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris
When was the treaty of Paris signed February 1763
France lost all claims to Canada and gave Louisiana Treaty of Paris
Ensured the colonial and martime supremacy of Britain and trengthen the 13 colonies Treaty of Paris
Britain squired debt in the French and Indian war Bad news
Britain gained new land in North America Good news
The British government instituted the stamp act War for independence
Were acquired to pay taxes for any mates like newspapers ,diplomas,licenses,and playing cards Colonist
Increased the tension between the colonist and British government Boston massacre
Colonist dressed as native Americans boarded British shills carrying tea and dumped into Boston harbor Boston tea party
December 16 1773 Boston tea party
Fight at minutes notice Minuteman
Gathering of representatives congress 1774
Boycott English goods First contiental

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American Revolution Crossword

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Jan 4, 2017
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An economic system that existed in Europe from the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries. A nation's wealth was determined by how much gold and silver in their treasury. Led to very strict import/export Mercantilism
Make the laws legislature
The law making of Great Britain parliament
A person who offers views or theories on ethics, government, and other related fields philosopher
Rights that cannot be taken away unalienable
Freedom liberty
The state or attitude of not being satisfied, discontent Dissatisfaction
The power of government comes from the permission of the people/citizens consentofthegoverned
The government may only do those things that the people give it the power to do limitedgovernment
The legislative body in Virginia Colony houseofburgesses
A person who loves, supports, and defends his or her country patriot
The announcement by the 13 colonies that the colonies were to be free and independent of England's control. The document was written, primarily, by Thomas Jefferson and passed by the Second Continental Congress. declarationofindependence
A Scottish philosopher, who explained that government gets their power from the citizens. The idea of the Social Contract because the natural state of man is to be free johnlocke
The unwritten, unspoken agreement between citizens and their government. Citizens give up some rights in order to receive protection and safety Socialcontract
British King during revolutionary war era KingGeorge111
British general who surrendered at Yorktown LordCornwallis
Promoted the cause of independence through letters and writings JohnAdams
Commander of the Continental Army GeorgeWashington
Major author of the Declaration of Independence ThomasJefferson
Outspoken member of the House of Burgesses; Inspired colonial patriotism with his "Give me Liberty or give me Death" speech. PatrickHenry
Wrote the pamphlet Common Sense, promoting American Independence ThomasPaine
Prominent member of the Continental Congress; helped frame the Declaration of Independence; helped gain French support for American Independence BenjaminFranklin
French nobleman who served in the Continental Army; worked with the king of France to send French troops, ships and funds that assisted the colonists in the American Revolution and contributed to the victory at Yorktown TheMarquisDeLafayette
Enslaved African American who wrote poems and plays supporting American Independence and who eventually gained her freedom PhillisWheatley
Patriot who made a daring ride to warn colonists of British arrival; his print of the Boston Massacre was printed throughout the colonies and changed a lot of colonists' minds about how their loyalties to England PaulRevere

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Revolutionary War Puzzle Crossword

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Sep 21, 2016
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In 1783, an agreement was made between the US and Great Britain. It ended the Revolutionary War and recognized American independence. Treaty of Paris
This was a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It gave the Thirteen Colonies independence from Great Britain. commonsense
This was a series of acts passed in the beginning of 1767. It was passed by the Parliament of Great Britain relating to the British colonies in North America. townshendacts
This was put in place to help the British East India Company. It allowed them to ship their tea to North America. teaact1773
These laws were passed after the Boston Tea Party. They were a punishment for the colonists who threw tea into the Boston Harbor. intolerableacts
This is a group of men were self trained in weaponry and tactics. They joined together to form militia during the war. minutemen
This person was born in Massachusettes in 1723. He is known for being the first death of the Boston Massacre. crispusattucks
This man had many talents such as engraver and silversmith. He is best known for letting militia know that the British troops were coming. paulrevere
George Washington's army spent their winter months at this camp. Many died here from starvation and disease, but they left stronger. valleyforge
This was a group of colonists who secretly formed a group. They wanted to protect the rights of the colonists. sonsofliberty
This act,passed in 1756, let British parliament to collect money from colonists. They put a tax on newspapers and commercial documents. stampact
This is a military government involving the ending of ordinary law. martiallaws
This woman fought in the battle of Monmouth. Many think her story is folklore. mollypitcher
This person was a polish commander who fought in the American Revolution. We celebrate him the first Monday in March. casmirpulaski
All people are created equal. All people deserve the same rights and opportunities. egalitarianism
These people stayed loyal to the British crown. They were against the Revolution. loyalists
This group of people were against the British. They wanted to gain their independence from Britain. Patriots
This was the first battle of the Revolutionary War. Although the colonials lost, they did great and their confidence was lifted. battleofbunkerhill

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Studies Weekly Week 4 Crossword

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Sep 20, 2016
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mountain range in the Proclamation of 1763 Appalachian
one who stayed true to the King of England loyalists
places to live quarters
one who wanted the colonies to become an independent country patriot
to convince persuade
branch of British government that made laws Parliament
volunteer army militia
murder of people who cannot defend themselves massacre
Great Britain's foe in 1754 war France
defended British soldiers after the Boston Massacre: John ____________ Adams

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Revolutionary War Crossword Puzzle

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Nov 30, 2016
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Published the Common Sense ThomasPaine
Englands name for the French and Indian War The Seven Years War
Tax on all sugar prodects including molasses Sugar Act
To house british troops and take care of them Quartering Act
Required colonists to buy special tax stamps for all kinds of products Stamp Act
Taxed glass, lead, paint, paper and tea Townshend Act
Tension between colonists and red coats peaked and a fight broke out Boston Massacre
Allowed british east india company to sell tea directly to the colonists Tea Act
Protest against the Tea Act Boston Tea party
Kings response to the Boston Tea Party intolerable acts
served as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army George Washington
King of England King George III
Rode the midnight ride Paul Revere
Author of the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
First person to be killed in the Boston Massacre Krispus Attucks

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Origins of American Government Crossword

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Jan 27, 2017
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Consisting of two houses Bicameral
A charter agreed to by King John of England that granted nobles certain rights and restricted the King's powers Magna Carta
A colony that was based on a grant of land by the English monarch to a proprietor, or owner, in exchange for a yearly payment Proprietary Colony
Colonies based on a grant of land by the British crown to a company or a group of settlers Charter Colonies
An alliance formed in 1643 by the Plymouth, Connecticut, Massachussetts Bay, and New Haven colonies in order to defend themselves from threats posed by Native Americans and by settlers from near by Dutch colonies New England Confederation
First Plan for uniting the colonies, proposed by Benjamin Franklin Albany Plan of Union
Law passed by English parliament that required a government tax stamp on paper goods and all legal documents Stamp Act
A meeting of colonial delegates in Philidelphia to decide how to respond to the abuses of authority by the British government First Continental Congress
A declaration of citizen's rights issued by the Virginia Convention Virginia Declaration of Rights
The document that created the first central government for the United States. It was replaced by the Constitution in 1789 Articles of Confederation
Formally approved Ratified
Legislation passed by Congress to establish a plan for settling the North West territory Northwest Ordinance
Delegates of Constitutional Convention who developed the framework for the government and wrote the Constitution Framers
The plan for government in which the national government would have supreme power and a legislative branch would have two houses with represenatives determined by state population Virginia Plan
A proposal to create a unicameral legislature with equal representation of states instead or representation by population New Jersey Plan
An agreement worked out at the Constitutional Convention established that a states population would determine representation in the lower house of legislature, while each state would have equal representation in the upper house Great Compromise
Group of people who supported the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and a strong national government Federalist
Group of people who opposed the adoption of the Constitution Anti-Federalists
The pen name that the framers Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay used when writing the Federalist Papers Publius
The first ten ammendments to the U.S. Constitution concerning basic individual liberties Bill of Rights

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Imperialism Crossword

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Feb 22, 2016
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a territory that a colonial power ruled directly through colonial officials colony
African country that remained independent via their military Ethiopia
a soldier from colonial India under the direction of a British Commander sepoy
one of the inspirations for Westerners to colonize China gold
effort by the Righteous and Harmonious Fists to expel foreigners from China Boxer Rebellion
largest colonial power in Africa England
little buddy of the USA in Africa...remained independent Liberia
British adventurer who made millions in gold and diamonds in Africa Cecil Rhodes
pride in your country, support of its policies, and feeling of superiority nationalism
acronym for the motives of imperialism name
meeting where Europeans agreed on how to divide up the African continent Berlin Conference
had to inform others that you wanted part of Africa Article 34
lead European leaders at the Berlin Conference Otto von Bismark
author of White Man's Burden Rudyard Kipling
colony with its own government but policies guided by a foreign power protectorate
time between 1800-1914 when countries set out to control foreign lands Age of Imperialism
political, economic, social, military control of another country imperialism
a region where an imperial power has exclusive economic and trading control sphere of inluence
amount of input Africans had at the Berlin Conference zero
competition by Europeans to claim part of Africa Scramble for Africa
poem advocating "westernization" of Africa and other non-industrialized areas White Man's Burden

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ROAD TO REVOLUTION Crossword

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Sep 29, 2016
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Given up ABDICATED
Accept without protest ACQUIESCE
Not limited by law. ARBITRARY
Cannons and large guns. ARTILLERY
Refusal to buy goods BOYCOTT
Fair, impartial CANDID
The name of the American army. CONTINENTALARMY
Violent disturbances. CONVULSION
Ruled by a tyrant with absolute power DESPOTISM
Rebellions at home. domestic
provided ENDOWED
Leader of green mountain boys who helped capture fort Ticonderoga. ETHANALLEN
King of England during American revolution. KINGGEORGE
Colonists who were loyal to Britain. LOYALISTS
A force of armed civilians who pledged to defend their colony. MILITIA
Colonists who could be ready to fight at a minutes notice MINUTEMEN
Colonists who supported the colonial rebels PATRIOT
A patriot who warned colonists about British movements. PAULREVERE
Dishonesty, disloyalty PERFIDY
Housing or giving lodging to. QUARTERING
Moral uprightness. RECTITUDE
Founder of the sons of liberty. SAMUELADAMS
British tax on imported sugar and molasses. SUGARACT
Term TENURE
Writer of the declaration of independence. THOMASJEFFERSON

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American Revolution Crossword

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Dec 14, 2016
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American Colonists who wanted independence, and won it. Patriots
They wanted to remain with Britain, and fought the Patriots. Loyalists
The last name of the one who originally wanted to stay with Britain. After the war he was elected to the Georgia Legislature. Clark
Last name of the slave who fought against the British in the American Revolutionary War. Dabney
This woman was very tall and was best known for killing 6 British soldiers. A county is named after her. NancyHart
The last name of the British born founding father who was a representative of Georgia Continental Congress. Gwinnett
First name of the man who gained independance after helping during the war. He also signed the Declaration of Independence. Lyman
Last name of one of the 3 men who signed the Declaration of Independance. This one was one of the most successful lawyers in Georgia. Walton
The name of the Battle that heppened in Wilkes County where the Patriots defeated a Loyalists Militia force. KettleCreek
This was the 2nd most deadly battle and took place in the Fall of 1779. SiegeOfSavannah
The month and day that the Declaration of Independence was signed. Julyfourth
Imposed a direct tax on the colonies of British America. Prupose was to help pay for troops stationed in North America. StampAct
These were laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea Party IntolerableActs
The French and Indian War was also called _______ Years War. Seven
He is a founding father and legislator who fought in the Battle of Burke County Jail and took part in the 1777 Constitutional Convention. WilliamFew
Last name of the Founder of the University of Georgia and a delegate to the Constitutional Convention. Baldwin
The first ten ammendments is call the _________. BillOfRights
On Jan 2, 1788, This state became the 4th state to ratify the US Constitution. Georgia
After the French and Indian War, the British gained these colonies in North America. France
The main causes of The American Revolution was based on ending all Social and Civic ______________. We all should be equal. inequality

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