Flashcards - CLEP Social Sciences and History: The Road to Revolution

Flashcards - CLEP Social Sciences and History: The Road to Revolution
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Intolerable Acts
The Intolerable Acts were the American Patriots' term for a series of punitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea Party
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Boston Massacre
The Boston Massacre, known as the Incident on King Street by the British, was an incident on March 5, 1770, in which British Army soldiers killed five male civilians and injured six others
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French and Indian War
The French and Indian War comprised the North American theater of the worldwide Seven Years' War of 1756-1763
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Enlightenment
The Enlightenment was an intellectual movement which dominated the world of ideas in Europe in the 18th century
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Enlightenment
The Enlightenment was an intellectual movement which dominated the world of ideas in Europe in the 18th century
French and Indian War
The French and Indian War comprised the North American theater of the worldwide Seven Years' War of 1756-1763
Boston Massacre
The Boston Massacre, known as the Incident on King Street by the British, was an incident on March 5, 1770, in which British Army soldiers killed five male civilians and injured six others
Intolerable Acts
The Intolerable Acts were the American Patriots' term for a series of punitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea Party
George Whitefield
George Whitefield , also spelled George Whitfield, was an English Anglican cleric who was one of the founders of Methodism and the evangelical movement
George Grenville
George Grenville was a British Whig statesman who rose to the position of Prime Minister of Great Britain
Patrick Henry
Patrick Henry was an American attorney, planter and politician who became known as an orator during the movement for independence in Virginia
Committees of Correspondence
the Committees of Correspondence were shadow governments organized by the Patriot leaders of the Thirteen Colonies on the eve of the American Revolution
Townshend Acts
The Townshend Acts were a series of acts passed - beginning in 1767 - by the Parliament of Great Britain relating to the British colonies in North America

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