New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
Put forward the Albany Plan
a plan for a union of colonies to conduct defense and Indian affairs, but this came to nothing
Green Mountain Boys
New England settlers whom waged sporadic guerrilla warfare against the New York authorities.
Headquarters: Catamount Tavern
To kill the Paxtonians since in 1763 the Pennsylvania government did not protect them from Indian counterattacks.
voting for representatives, protection from arbitrary power, common law rights such as that to trial by jury
Virginia settlers and Pennsylvania traders crossed to be a territorial threat to France.
low duty on imported molasses, making smuggling less lucrative and provided for more customs officers to be sent to America to enforce the law, with the right to receive 1/3 of the values of every vessel and cargo they condemned for smuggling.
Parliament's first attempt to levy a widespread colonial tax over the heads of colonial assemblies
1767 chancellor Sought to levy "external" taxes on goods brought into the colonies.
Revenue Act of 1767
Taxes on paint, paper, lead, glass, and tea as they reached America.
Activists convinced merchants not to purchase goods from Brit
Obliging New Yorkers to board soldiers in their houses when required.
a small group of men composed of a painter, printer, jeweler, and 2 braziers, initiated popular resistance to the Stamp Act in the summer of 1765
Protested with the Loyal Nine.
Boston merchant and smuggler
Battle of Golden Hill
Battle between soldiers and laborer, 2 day street fight in New York January 1770.
Redcoats fired and fatally wounded five Bostonians.
not intended as a colonial taxation measure.
Should have made everyone happy: Britain would get taxes, the East Idia Company would get revenue, & colonists would get cheap tea.
Boston Tea Party
Men disguised as "Mohawks" entered a ship and dumped all of the tea into the harbor to revolt against the Tea Act.
measure the decreed a complete boycott of European products and called for the creation of committees throughout the colonies to enforce it.
Embodied radicalism in both senses, arguing both for American independence and for a new form of politics and society in the former colonies. by Thomas Paine
Battle of Alamance
Ended a 6 year conflict in the North Carolina back country between disenfranchised middling and poor whites (Regulators), and the provincial government dominated by the coastal elite.
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