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The ___________taxed diplomas, marriage licenses’, playing cards and dice among other things. Stamp Act
The purpose of the _____________Acts, established in the 1650’s was to ensure only England profited from Colonial trade. Navigation
3. _________were attacked with snowballs and ice outside the Customs House in Boston on the night of March 5, 1770. British Soldiers
. The Proclamation of 1763 stated that colonists could not move west of the _________________. Appalachian Mountains
The______ replaced the earlier Molasses Act, and also made it easier for British officials to bring colonial smugglers to trial using writs of assistance. Sugar Act
Keeping strict control over colonial trade to benefit the mother country’s economic strength is known as ________. Mercantilism
Lead, paint and paper were taxed under the _______. Townshend Acts
Twelve of the thirteen colonies sent delegates to the ________ to decide how to respond to the Intolerable Acts. First Continental Congress
The _____allowed the British East India Company to sell tea directly to colonists cutting out Colonial merchants. Tea Act
_____________organized by the Sons and Daughters of Liberty hurt British profits were cut by 2/3. Boycotts
The Intolerable Acts were the British reaction to the ______________. Boston Tea Party
The period of __________ is known as a time of loosely enforced navigation laws. Salutary Neglect
Thomas Paine was an influential __________. writer
Patrick Henry was an influential__________ speaker
Who decided to defend the British soldiers who hired on colonists in Boston on March 5, 1770? John Adams

The Revolutionary War Crossword

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Crossword
Description

September 1774, delegates from twelve colonies sent representatives to Philadelphia to discuss a response to the Intolerable Acts. First Continental Congress
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War. Patriots
Members of a militia during the American Revolution who could be ready to fight in sixty seconds. Minutemen
British soldiers who fought against the colonists in the American Revolution; so called because of their bright red uniforms. Redcoats
A convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting in the summer of 1775, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, soon after warfare in the American Revolutionary War had begun. Second Continental Congress
U.S. army led by George Washington. Continental Army
1765, A tax that the British Parliament placed on newspapers and official documents sold in the American Colonies. Stamp Act
British soldiers fired into a crowd of colonists who were teasing and taunting them. Five colonists were killed. The colonists blamed the British and the Sons of Liberty and used this incident as an excuse to promote the Revolution. Boston Massacre
Law passed by Parliament in the early 1770's stating that only the East India Company, a British business, could sell tea to the 13 colonies. Tea Act
The dumping of 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor by colonists in 1773 to protest the Tea Act. Boston Tea Party
A series of laws set up by Parliament to punish Massachusetts for its protests against the British. Intolerable Acts
Commander of the Continental Army in the Revolutionary War. George Washington
Traitor of Patriots and joined British. Benedict Arnold
Place where Washington's army spent the winter of 1777-1778, a 4th of troops died here from disease and malnutrition, Steuben comes and trains troops. Valley Forge

Boston Tea Party Crossword

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Description

Delegates to the Second ____ _____ signed the Declaration of Independence. Continental Congress
To refuse to buy or use something as a means of protest boycott
These people couldn't make a profit on their smuggled tea. merchants
Great Britian repealed all the taxes on imports except for the one on ____. tea
Port that was closed as a result of the Coercive Acts. Boston
These kinds of goods were being taxed by Britain. imported
Man who wrote the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson
British soldiers were ____ in private homes after the Tea Party. quartered
What the acts passed by Britain after the Boston Tea Party were called in America intolerable acts
Name of the company that was the only legal source of tea. East India
The protestors dumped 342 ____ of tea into Boston harbor chests
Man who organized the Boston Tea Party. Samuel Adams
One of the first battles of the American Revolution Lexington
Richard Henry Lee proposed that the colonies should be "free and ____ states." independent
The Sons of ____ were a patriot group that participated in the Boston Tea Party Liberty

Road To Revolution Crossword

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Crossword
Description

established along the appalachians, which the colonists were not allowed to cross Proclamation
a law passed by the british government in 1765 that required the payment of a tax stamp act
american colonists could'nt buy tea unless it came from a certain place tea act
was passed in parliament after the boston tea party in 1773 quartering act
a successful colonial american group that consisted of women who displayed their loyalty by participating in boycotts daughters of liberty
free black men crispus attucks
were repealed with the exception of the tax on tea townshend acts
a popular method of protest using propaganda boycott
a series of laws passed by the british in 1774 in an attempt to punsh massachusetts for the boston tea party intolerable acts
a political group made up of american patriots in the north american british colonies sons of liberty
a clash between british troops and townshend people in boston before the revolutuionary war boston massacre
a group of people that create a settement in a distant land colonies
all the inhabits in a particular town, area, or country population
a person under contact to work for another person indentured servant
an area of land in the rulers control territory

The Road to the Revolution Crossword

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Crossword
Description

This act put a tax on paper products. Stamp act
The Boston ____ was a rumble that killed 5 people. massacre
These acts were a result of the Boston tea party. Intolerable
Colonists that wanted to be independent on Britain. Patriots
This act placed a tax on paint. Townshend
Colonists that stayed loyal to the king. Tories
The first of three parts in the deceleration of independence. Preamble
The Georgian ______ fought the Spanish for control of Florida. Militia
This act required that all colonists house and feed the British troops at their own expense. Quartering
King _____ III was the king during the revolutionary war. George
The _____________ war was the start of the road to the revolution. French and indian
The only woman to have a colony named in her honor. Nancy hart
Button _______ one of Georgia's three delegates to sign the deceleration of independence Gwinnett
____________ of 1763 restricted the colonists from settling west of the Appalachian mountians. Proclamation
Lexington and _____ were the first battles of the revolutionary war. Concord

Revolutionary War Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

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

Causes of Revolution and Revolutionary War Crossword

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Crossword
Description

a war between France and England that erupted in 1754 in North America French and Indian War
ended 7 Year War/French and Indian War with Brit victory. Treaty of 1763
aw forbidding English colonists to settle west of the Appalachian Mountains. Proclamation of 1763
law that taxed printed goods Stamp Act
series of laws passed in 1774 Intolerable Acts
incident in 1770 in which British troops fired on and killed american colonists boston massacre
Protest led by Sons of Liberty against the Tea Act of 1773 Boston Tea Party
Groups of Patriots who worked to oppose British rule Sons Of Liberty
groups of American women patriots who wove cloth to replace boycotted British goods. Daughters Of Liberty
author of Common Sense Thomas Paine
pamphlet designed by Paine to convince colonists to secede from Britain Common Sense
written by thomas jefferson Declaration of Independence
secured the help of the French during the Revolutionary War. Benjamin Franklin

Revolutionary War Puzzle Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

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Description

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

The Revolutionary War Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Who was the first President? Washington
Treaty of _____ was signed ending the war. Paris
______ Massacre took place on March 5th, 1770. Boston
How many pounds of tea did the colonists dump into the harbor? 90000
Who was the man that warned the colonists the British were coming and was said to say, "The British are coming!" Paul_____ Revere
What battle was said to start the war? ______ and Concord Lexington
Who was elected to rule the colonies in the Second Continental Congress? Washington
Who made most of the Declaration of Independence? Jefferson
What Hill did the British defeat the Colonists? Bunker
What kind of rifle did the British have that helped them win? Bayonet
Who published Common Sense? Paine
How many people signed the Declaration of Independence? 56
How many soldiers took Brookland, New York? 30000
Who many the first flag? _____ Ross Betsy
Where did the colonists retreat to? Valley ______ Forge
Who did Benjamin Franklin persuade to help them in the war? France
Who was one of America's most notorious traitors?_______ Arnold Benedict
_______ of Confederation was the first document to bind the colonies together as a union Articles
Who ran after Cornwallis? _______ Greene Nathanael
What Battle ended the war? Yorktown

The Colonial Times Crossword

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Crossword
Description

British forces Redcoats
a line that prohibited colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains Proclamation of 1763
British Tax on foreign molasses entering the American Colonies Sugar Act
prohibited colonies from issuing paper money, destabilized colonial economy Currency Act
act that required colonist to provide food, lodging, and supplies to the British troops Quartering Act
Redcoats shot at unarmed colonist and ended up killing 5 of them and injured many other. Boston Massacre
act that required colonist to pay taxes on tea, paper, glass, and coloring for paints. Townshed Acts
colonist raided 3 British ships and dumped million dollar worth of tea into the harbor Boston Tea Party
main author of the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
commander of the Continental Army George Washington
Colonist who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence. Loyalists
Crops such as tobacco, sugar and cotton raised in large quantities to be sold for profits Cash Crops
a elected group of lawmakers Assembly
a agreement signed by men on aboard the Mayflower that sates that they would govern themselves Mayflower Compacat
belief in the benefits of profitable trading; commercialism. Mercantilism
a skilled worked or manufacturer Artisan
a region/territory governed by another nation Colony
laws that governed trade between England and its colonies Navigation Acts
laws set up by Parliament to punish Massachusetts for its protests against the British Intolerable Acts
Revolutionary leader who wrote the pamphlet Common Sense (1776) Thomas Paine
a colonist who wanted independence from the British Patriot