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.

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

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

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

The __________ brought together representatives from 12 of the colonies to discuss their repsonse to the Coercive Acts.

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 __________.

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

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

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

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

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