A group of people in Britain that was in charge of making laws.
the meeting in Philadelphia where the colonists decided how they were going to respond to the Intolerable Acts.
a law that said that all tea sold in the colonies must come from the East India Company. If you bought any tea, you would also have to pay a tax.
event where angry colonists and British soldiers clashed on the streets of Boston. Gunfire rang out and 5 colonists were killed.
groups of men who could be ready at a minute's notice to fight for their colony.
a group that led protests against the new British taxes.
colonial volunteer armies.
groups of men who were in charge of taking messages back and forth between the colonies on horseback.
a set of laws put in place by Britain to punish the colonists for dumping the tea into Boston Harbor.
a law that placed a tax on all imported goods, like paper, wool, and tea.
a tax placed on goods imported to the colonies.
a refusal to buy British goods by the colonists.
A law that placed a tax on printed materials in the colonies, such as legal documents, newspapers, and playing cards.
event where colonists dress up like indians, boarded British ships, and dumped all of the tea into Boston Harbor.
to help with the boycott, this group wove cloth that could be used instead of British wool.
colonists who opposed British rule.
a war fought between the British and the colonists for the colonists' independence.
colonists who remained loyal to King George and the British government.
battle won by the British in which they captured to hills just outside of Boston. This battle proved the colonists could put up a good fight against the British.
to cancel or take away a law.