From the Stamp Act protests onward, the __________ often organized crowd actions and enforced consumer boycotts.

Thomas Jefferson wrote the __________ with help from John Adams and Benjamin Franklin.

During the __________, colonists, dressed as Indians, protested the Tea Act by dumping 90,000 pounds of tea into Boston Harbor.

Colonists resented the new taxes on paint, lead, glass, tea, and paper that were part of the __________.

The English opposition party that opposed excessive royal power was known as the __________.

After the Battle of Bunker Hill and taking of Forrt Ticonderoga, the Continental Congress had still not settled on independence, as the __________ makes clear.

Colonists routinely ignored the __________, streaming over the Appalachians to settle in the 1760s.

Militia men on alert in Massachusetts and Connecticut were referred to as __________.

British troops shot down Crispus Attucks and four other colonists in the __________.

Colonists protested the __________ not just because of its tax on paper, but also because they viewed it as a new, direct tax.

In response to the Boston Tea Party, Parliament passed the __________.

Between salutary neglect and the defiance of colonists, the __________ were rarely enforced during the first hundred years after Parliament passed the first of these laws.