Module 5.2

Peyton Chun

Common Sense

Text written by Thomas Paine. It caused the 13 American colonies to decide to fight for their independence

Boston Massacre

March 5. 1770 British soldiers kill 5 American citizens and injure 6.

Boston Tea Party

December 16, 1773 protest group known as the sons of liberty destroyed an entire shipment of tea.
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Intolerable Acts

Acts intended to punish the Americans for the tea act.

It consisted of 5 parts:

1. Boston Port Act

2. Massachusetts Government Act

3. Administration of Justice Act

4. Quartering Act

5. Quebec Act

Patrick Henry

Henry led the rebel of the stamp act. He is well known for the saying "give me

Liberty or give me death!"

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