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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Great Britian repealed all the taxes on imports except for the one on ____.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

A NEW NATION Word Search

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Description

2ND CONTINENTAL CONGRESS
PATRIOTS
LOYALISTS
GEORGE WASHINGTON
CONTINENTAL ARMY
CONCORD,MASSACHUSETTS
LEXINGTON,MASSACHUSETTS
MINUTEMEN
DECLARATION OF RIGHTS
DELEGATES
FIRST CONTINENTAL CONGRESS
PHILADELPHIA,PENNSYLVANIA
QUARTERING ACT
GREENWICH
WILLIAM FRANKLIN
BOSTON TEA PARTY
BOSTON,MASSACHUSSETS
INPORT
BOYCOTT
TOWNSHEND ACTS
CHARLES TOWNSHEND
REPEALED
STAMP ACT
TAX
13 COLONIES
PARLIAMENT
GREAT BRITIAN

The Road to the Declaration of Independence Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Stamp act
Sugar act
Jefferson
Liberty
Boston Massacre
French
Indian
Coercive acts
Proclamation
Boycott
Duty
Repeal
King George
Smuggle
Tea act
Boston Tea Party
Townshend act
Quartering act
Delegate
Paine
Declaration
Independence
Common Sense
Congress
John Locke
Philadelphia

American Revolution Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Those who chose to support Britain during the Revolutionary War Loyalists
Those who supported the war against Britain Patriots
1777 British defeat that was a major turning point in the Revolutionary War. Battle of Saratoga
In 1783, the British signed a peace treaty ending the revolutionary war and the 13 colonies became independent. Treaty Of Paris
American patriot, writer, printer, and inventor; persuaded the French to help the colonist. Benjamin Franklin
A delegate at the second continental congress and wrote the Declaration of Independence; 3rd president of the U.S. Thomas Jefferson
Commander of the Continental Army; first president of the U.S. George Washingtom
King of England during the American Revolution King George III
British tax on wills, licenses, and other documents Stamp Act
British taxes in America on items such as glass, paints, and paper Townshend Acts
The murder of 5 Bostonians, by British soldiers, protesting against British taxes Boston Massacre
Protest by A,ericans in 1773 whereby they threw tea from British ships into the sea Boston Tea Party
British law that made American companies pay tax on tea but not British ones Tea Act
Rode through the night to warn the town of Lexington the British were coming Paul Revere

American Revolution Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
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 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

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

Chapter 4 American Revolutionary War Crossword

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this was a negotiation in 1783 which recognized America's Indepedence. The French went bankrupt after helping the U.S. out. This treaty ended the American revolution. I started the French revolution. Treaty of Paris
This was a war between the colonies. The British surrendered. France offered America an alliance. Battle of Saratoga
This was on a Chirtmas night, 1776. Army enlists would expire and everyone woud be offered to enlist again or go home. america crossed Delaware and won two crucial battles over a 10 day span. Battle of Trenton
These are laws passed by the Parliment in 1767. They were designed for indirecty taxing imported goods. This resulted in the development of the house of reprasentatives. Townshends Acts
3 ships were boarded in the Boston harbor and 342 boxes of tea were dumped overboard. This happened because the colonists did not want to pay taxes on the British Tea, on December 16, 1773. It was a protest by the Sons of Liberty. Boston Tea Party
Britains general gage ordered troops to seize control over colonial weapons. The troops come across angry mobs and this started a war. Minute men intercepted the British and engaged in battle. Lexington
g. THis pahmplet was written by Thomas Paine advocatin independence. This was created to break the colonies away from Britain Common Sense
These are American colonists who remained loyal to the British Crown during the American Revolutionary War. They were also called Tories, Royalists, or King's Men. They were in favor of Britain because they were rich. Loyalists
This happened in 1781 under the control of George Washington. It ended October 17th 1981. Its also known as the Seige of Yorktown. Yorktown
This was a runaway slave during the American Revolution. He is known as the casualty of the revolution. He was killed in the Boston Massacre. Crispus Attucks
This was the shelter for the American army during the American War. After being here the army was stronger and better equipped for war. This was in Pennsylvania. Valley Forge

American Revolution crossword puzzle

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Crossword
Description

Knew the British troops were coming Minutemen
Colonists were upset about the decisions that the British government was making on their behalf Boston Tea Party
Violent incident between British soldiers and American colonists The Boston massacre
Movement that reason and science should be used in all areas including, government Enlightenment
Born free and all have natural rights life, liberty and property John Locke
Battle that ended the war? Yorktown
Placed taxes on foreign sugar, attempt to stop smuggling Sugar act
Tax on printed paper( newspapers, almanacs, Pamphlets, etc. Stamp act
Wrote the social contract Jean-jacques
"Common sense" Thomas Paine
Wrote the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
Or ruling in an earlier case that was similar Precedent
to warn the american rebels of approaching british troops. paul revere
a major battle of revolutionary war,fought in 1777 in northern New York state saratoga
military government involving the suspension of ordinary law. martial law

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