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Unit III Flashcards. Chapters 5 and 6. # 1. Albany Conference. Review. A 1754 meeting, held in Albany, NY, between the British and leaders of the Iroquois Confederacy. MARK FOR REVIEW. SHOW. NEXT. # 2. Almanac. Review.

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Unit iii flashcards

Unit III Flashcards

Chapters 5 and 6


Albany conference

#1

Albany Conference

Review

A 1754 meeting, held in Albany, NY, between the British and leaders of the Iroquois Confederacy.

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Almanac

#2

Almanac

Review

A combination of calendar, astrological guide, and sourcebook of medical advice and farming tips.

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Boston massacre

#3

Boston Massacre

Review

After months of increasing friction between townspeople and the British troops stations in the city, on March 5, 1770, British troops fired on American civilians in Boston.

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Boston tea party

#4

Boston Tea Party

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Incident that occurred on December 16, 1773, in which Bostonians, disguised as Indians, destroyed β‚€18,000 worth of tea belonging to the British East India Company in order to prevent payment of the duty on it.

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Calvinist theology of election

#5

Calvinist theology of election

Review

Belief that God has predestined certain individuals to be saved and others to be damned.

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Coercive acts

#6

Coercive Acts

Review

Legislation passed by Parliament in 1774; included the Boston Port Act, the Massachusetts Government Act, the Administration of Justice Act, and the Quartering Act of 1774.

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Declaratory act

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Declaratory Act

Review

Law passed in 1776 to accompany repeal of the Stamp Act that stated that Parliament had the authority to legislate for the colonies β€œon all cases whatsoever.”

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Encomienda

#8

Encomienda

Review

In the Spanish colonies, the grant to a Spanish settler of a certain number of Indian subjects, who would pay him tribute in goods and labor.

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Engages

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Engages

Review

Catholic immigrants to New France.

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Enlightenment

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Enlightenment

Review

Intellectual movement stressing the importance of reason and the existence of discoverable natural laws.

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First continental congress

#11

First Continental Congress

Review

Meetings of delegates from most of the colonies held in 1774 in response to the Coercive Acts. The Congress endorsed the Suffolk Resolves, adopted the Declaration of Rights and Grievances, and agreed to establish the Continental Association.

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French and indian war

#12

French and Indian War

Review

The last of the Anglo-French colonial wars (1754-1763) and the first in which fighting began in North America. The war ended with France’s defeat.

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Great awakening

#13

Great Awakening

Review

North American religious revival in the middle of the 18th century.

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Intolerable acts

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Intolerable Acts

Review

American term for the Coercive Acts and the Quebec Act.

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New lights

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New Lights

Review

People who experienced conversion during the revivals of the Great Awakening.

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Nonimportation movement

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Nonimportation movement

Review

A tactical means of putting economic pressure on Britain by refusing to buy its exports to the colonies.

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Old lights

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Old Lights

Review

Religious faction that condemned emotional enthusiasm as part of the heresy of believing in a personal and direct relations with God outside the order of the church.

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Plan of union

#18

Plan of Union

Review

Plan put forward in 1754 calling for an intercolonial union to manage defense and Indian affairs. The plan was rejected by participants at the Albany Congress.

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Quartering act

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Quartering Act

Review

Acts of Parliament requiring colonial legislatures to provide the supplies and quarters for the troops stationed in America.

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Quebec act

#20

Quebec Act

Review

Law passed by Parliament in 1774 that provided an appointed government for Canada, enlarged the boundaries of Quebec, and confirmed the privileges of the Catholic Church.

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Republicanism

#21

Republicanism

Review

A complex, changing body of ideas, values, and assumptions, closely related to country ideology, that influenced American political behavior during the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Royal proclamation of 1763

#22

Royal Proclamation of 1763

Review

Royal proclamation setting the boundary known as the Proclamation Line.

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Sons of liberty

#23

Sons of Liberty

Review

Secret organizations in the colonies formed to oppose the Stamp Act.

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Stamp act

#24

Stamp Act

Review

Law passed by Parliament in 1765 to raise revenue in America by requiring taxed, stamped paper for legal documents, publications, and playing cards.

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Sugar act

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Sugar Act

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Law passed in 1764 to raise revenue in the American colonies. It lowered the duty from six pence to three pence per gallon on foreign molasses imported into the colonies and increased the restrictions on colonial commerce.

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Tea act

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Tea Act

Review

Act of Parliament that permitted the East India Company to sell through agents in America without paying the duty customarily collected in Britain, thus reducing the retail price.

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The act of toleration

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The Act of Toleration

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Act passed in 1661 by King Charles II ordering a stop to religious persecution in Massachusetts.

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Townshend revenue acts

#28

Townshend Revenue Acts

Review

Act of Parliament, passed in 1767, imposing duties on colonial tea, lead, paint, paper, and glass.

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Treaty of paris

#29

Treaty of Paris

Review

The formal end to British hostilities against France and Spain in February 1763.

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Virtual representation

#30

Virtual representation

Review

The notion that parliamentary members represented the interests of the nation as a whole, not those of the particular district that elected them.

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Whigs

#31

Whigs

Review

The name used by advocates of colonial resistance to British measures during the 1760s and 1770s.

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Unit iii flashcards

Reference Faragher, J. M., Buhle, M. J., Czitrom, D., & Armitage, S. H. (2009). Out ofmany: A history of the American people, Vol. I (5th ed.). UpperSaddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

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