MASSACHUSETTS' ROLE IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
King George III decided to tax the American colonies in order to recover the British costs for the French and ________________ War.
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An elm tree was used to hang effigies of men in favor of the Stamp Act as a protest. This tree has become known as the _____________ Tree.
_____________ Adams wrote the Circular Letter protesting the taxation of the colonists without fair representation.
Crispus ____________ was the first man killed in the Revolution when he was shot in the Boston Massacre.
John Adams and his assistant, Josiah _____________, were the defense attorneys in the Boston Massacre case.
On the evening of December 16, 1773, a group of patriots boarded three ships from the East India Company of London, the ____________, the Eleanor and the Beaver, and dumped their cargo of tea into Boston Harbor.
On April 18, 1775, Paul Revere was sent to _____________ to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that British troops were coming to arrest them.
On April 19, 1775, the first battle of the American Revolution was fought in Lexington and __________________. Ralph Waldo Emerson referred to the beginning of this battle as “the shot heard round the world.”
Colonel William Prescott is said to have ordered his men, “Don’t fire until you see the whites of their eyes”, at the Battle of ____________ Hill.
Deborah Sampson enlisted in the Fourth ___________________ of the Continental Army, having disguised herself as a man.