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Chapter 6 Vocabulary Review

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  1. Chapter 6 Vocabulary Review This can be used to help you prepare for the Vocabulary Quiz. The definition will appear first on each slide. Quiz yourself by trying to identify which vocabulary word matches each definition. You may want to have a ‘word bank’ of the 15 vocabulary words to look at. When you click, the correct answer will appear. Keep going until you get all 15 words correct!

  2. People who are killed, wounded, captured, or missing in a war. casualties

  3. People who first settle in an area. pioneers

  4. Dumping of British tea into Boston Harbor by colonists disguised as American Indians. Boston Tea Party

  5. Civilians serving as soldiers. militia

  6. Law passed by Parliament that set duties on molasses and sugar imported by colonists. Sugar Act

  7. Colonial group that met to sew, support the boycotts, and discuss politics. Daughters of Liberty

  8. Refusal to buy certain goods. boycott

  9. Frontier region between the coastal settlements and the Appalachian Mountains. backcountry

  10. Required colonists to pay for an official stamp whenever they bought paper items such as newspapers, pamphlets, or licenses. Stamp Act

  11. Law passed by Parliament to allow the British East India Company to sell its tea directly to the colonies. Tea Act

  12. Stories and images designed to support a particular point of view. propaganda

  13. Plan written by Benjamin Franklin and other colonial delegates that called for the colonies to unite under a common governing body. Albany Plan of Union

  14. British proclamation banning colonial settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains. Proclamation of 1763

  15. Committees created in Massachusetts in the 1760s to help towns and colonies share information about resisting the new British laws. Committees of Correspondence

  16. A set of laws, also called the Coercive Acts, passed by Parliament to punish the colonists for the Boston Tea Party and to tighten government control of the colonies. Intolerable Acts