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SEMI- SUBSISTENCE ECONOMY (LESSON 13) FARMERS LIVED ON THE PRODUCE OF THEIR OWN LAND AND LOBOR. FARMERS PRODUCED ALMOST ALL THEY NEEDED WITHIN THEIR OWN FAMILY
MARKERT (COMMERCIAL) ECONOMY (LESSON 13) ECONOMY WERE TIED MORE CLOSELY TO THE LARGER MARKETS OF FAR-FLUG WORLD. SOLD GOODS AND SERVICES.
FUNDING AND ASSUMPTION (LESSON 13) PLAN BY ALEXANDER HAMILTION, THE FIRST SERCRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TO ENSURE THAT THE NEW GOVERMENT UNDER THE CONSTITUTION SOLVED THE PROBLEMS OF REVENUE AND CREDIT.
WHISKEY REBELLION (LESSON 13) IN 1791 CONGRESS PLACED AN EXCISE TAX ON LIQUOR
ENUMERATED V. IMPLIED POWERS (LESSON 13) ARGUING OVER WHETHER THE U.S SHOULD APPROVE A NATIONAL BANK. GROVERNMENT NEEDED FLEXIBILITY TO MEET ITS RESPONSIBILITIES.
FIRST AMERICAN PARTY SYSTEM (LESSON 13) TAKES THE STANCE THAT THE FEDERALISTS AND REPUBLICANS DID NOT ACT LIKE HIGHLY ORGANIZED , MODERN POLITICAL PARTIES. THEY DID NOT ORGANIZE SUPPOTERS AROUND WELL DEFINED ISSUES AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL.
ALIEN AND SEDITION ACTS (LESSON 13) ALIEN ACT MADE IT MORE DIFFICULT TO BECOME A CITIZEN AND GAVE THE GOVERNMENT FAR REACHING POWERS TO DEPORT DANGEROUS RESIDENT ALIENS. (SEDITION ACT) MADE IT A CRIME TO COMBINE OR CONSPIRE TO OPPSE ANY MEASURES OF THE U.S. GOVERMENT.
WASHINGTON'S FARWELL ADDRESS ( LESSON 13) (1796 ADDRESS) OBSERVE GOOD FAITH AND JUSTICE TOWRD ALL NATIONS.
VIRGINIA AND KENTUCKY RESOLUTIONS (LESSON 13) BECAME FOUNDATION FOR SUBSEQUENT ARGUMENTS ABOUT STATES RIGHTS, THAT INDIVIUAL STATES HAD THE RIGHT TO JUDGE WHEN THE FED GROVERMENTS ACTIONS WERE UNCONSTITIUTIONAL.
LOUSISIANA PURCHASE (LESSON 14) 1803 NAPOLEON
DOCTRINE OF JUDICIAL REVIEW ( LESSON 14) THIS RULING HAS BEEN CALLED THE KEYSTONE OF THE CONSTITUIONAL ARCH. THE REVIEW MADE THE U.S. COURT SYSTEM THE MOST POWERFUL IN THE WORLD.
MARBURY V MADISON (LESSON 14) THE PEOPLE HAVE AN ORIGINAL RIGHT TO ESTABLISH FOR THEIR FUTURE GOVERNMENT SUCH PRINCIPLES AS IN THEIR OPINION.
TECUMSEH (LESSON 14) 1809 INDIAN TRIBES FORMED A MILITARY AND A POLITICAL ALLIANCE.
1807 EMBARGO ACT (LESSON 15) IN DECEMBER 1907 CONGERESS PASSED THE EMBARGO ACT.
HARTFORD CONVENTION(LESSON 15) DECEMBER 1814 NEW ENGLAND FEDERALISTS MET IN TO MAP STRATEGY AGAINST THE WAR.
WAR OF 1812 (LESSON 15) THE PAN INDIAN RESISTANCE MOVEMENT OF THE ERALY 1800'S IN THE OHIO RIVERS VALLESY ITS EFFORTS ON UNITING INDIANS.
BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS (LESSON 15) JANUARY 1815 THE BRITISH INTENDED TO INVADE THE AMERICAN SOUTH, FOCUSING ON NEW ORLEANS
MONROE DOCTRINE (LESSON 15) DECEMBER 1823 PRESIDENT JAMES MONROE REAFFIRMED THAT THE UNITED STATES WOULD NOT INTERVENE IN EUROPEAN AFFAIRS.
MARKERT REVOLUTION (LESSON 16) CHARLES SELLERS 1815 REFERS TO THE ECONOMIC, SOCIAL, POLITICAL CHANGES.
TRANSPORTION REVOLUTIONS (LESSON 16) MARKER ECONOMY NEEDED AN EFFICIENT TRASPORTATION NETWORK LINKING THE VARIOUS REGIONS OF THE NATION. TRADE HAD EARLIER BEEN LINTIED TO AREAS EASILY ACCESSIABLE BY WATER.
GIBBONS V OGDEN (LESSON 16) THE FIRST 1824 CASE RELATED TO CLAUSE EMPOWERING CONGRESS TO REGLATE INTERSTATED AND FOREIGN COMMETCE
McCULLOCH V. MARYLAND (LESSON 16) 1819 upheld the constitutionality of the second bank of the united states.
EQUALITY OF CONDITION V. EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY (LESSON 17) AMERICANS REALIZED THAT INDIVIDUALS POSSESSED WIDELY DIFFERING ABILITIES, WHICH INEVITABLY PRODUCED DIFFERENCES IN WEALTH.
BOOM-BUST CYCLE (LESSON 17) A PATTEREN OF ACCELERATING GROWTH AND OVERHEATED EXPANSION, FOLLOWED BY A CRASH AND THEN A DEPRESSION FROM 1815 TO 1861
MISSOURI COMPROMISE (LESSON 17) CONTROVERSY ERUPTED WHEN MISSOURI APPLIED FOR ADMISSION TO THE UNION AS A SLAVE STATE IN 1818
TALLMADGE AMENDMENT (LESSON 17) 1819 JAMES INTRODUCED THE BILL ADMITTING MISSOURI TO THE UNION.
SPOILS SYSTEM (LESSON 18) A SYSTEM IN WHICH GOVERNMENT JOBS ARE GIVEN TO SUPPORTERS OF THE PARTY WHICH WINS A ELECTION
ANDREW JACKSONB (LESSON 18) 1828 PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING ABOUT A THRID OF TENNESSE THREE QUATER OF FLORDIA.
DENMARK VESEY SLAVE " CONSPIRACY (LESSON 18) 1822 A FREED SLAVE IN CHARLESTION, WAS CHARGED WITH AND EXECUTED FOR PLANNING TO SEIZE CHARLESTON'S ARSENAL, STARTING AN UPRISING BURNING DOWN THE CITY, AND SETTING SAIL FOR HAITI.
INDIAN REMOVAL ACT (LESSON 18) 1830 CLEARED THE WAY FOR GOVT. TO MOVE INDIANS WEST; BY THE TIME JACKSON LEFT OFFICE ONLY CHEROKEE AND SEMINOLES WERE LEFT IN THE EAST.
FORT HILL ADDRESS (LESSON 18) 1831 THE CONSITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES IS IN FACT A COMPACT TO WHICH EACH STATE IS A PARTY AND THE SEVERAL STATES OR PARTIES HAVE A RIGHT TO JUDGE OF IT INFRACTIONS.
PROCLAMATION TO THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH CAROLINA(LESSON 18) 1832 SOUTH CAROLINA ORDINANCE DECLARE ACTS OF CONGRESS LAWS IMPOSING OF DUTIES AND IMPOISTES ON THE IMPOTATION.
THE BACK WAR (LESSON 18) JACKSON VETOED THE BILL TO RE CHARTER THE BANK AND CRIPPLED IT BY ENDING U.S. DEPOSITS. ROGER TANEY
SECOND AMERICAN PARTY SYSTEM (LESSON 18) 1836 DEMOCRATS WANTED TO LIMIT THE POWER OF GOVERNMENT AT THE FEDERAL LEVEL. WHIGS WANTED TO USE GOVERMENT TO PROTECT INDIVIDUALS AND PROPERTY AND TO ENSURE AND TO ENSURE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY BY REGULATING THE ECONOMY.
SECON GREAT AWAKENING (LESSON 19) A SERIES OF REVIVALS CROUGHLY FROM 1800 TO 1850. CHARLES G FINNEY ATTACHED VICES SUACH AS PLAYING CARDS AND GAMBLING
ROMANTICISM (LESSON 19) A REFORM MOVEMENT THAT BEGAN IN EUROPE AS A REACTION TO THE ENLIGHTENMENT WHICH HAD FOCUSED ON POWER OF REASON.
TRANSCENDENTALISM (LESSON 19) WHICH BLOSSOMED IN THE 1830'S WAS ITS LITERARY COMPONENT. IT TOO EMPHASIZED FEELING OVER REASON SOUGHT A SPIRITUAL COMMONE WITH NATURE.
WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON (LESSON 19) 1831 SYMBOLIZED THE TRANSITION FROM A MODERATE ANTISLACERY MOVERMENT TO THE MORE MILTANT ABOLITIONISM OF THE 1830'S. 1831 HE BEGAN PUBLISHING THE LIBERATOR AN ABOLITIONISM WAS BORN.
ABOLITIONISTS (LESSON 19) 1835 IT HAD INCENSED THE SOUTH BY SENDING 1 MILLION ANTI SLAVERY PAMPHLETS THROUGH THE MAILS.
FREDERICK DOUGLASS (LESSON 19) WAS THE MOST PROMINENT AND PERHAPS THE MOST ELOQUENT BLACK CRITIC OF SLAVERY.
TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT IN 826 THE MOVEMENT SOUGHT TO CAHNGE SOCIETY DIRECTLY. SOCIETY WAS FOUNDED AND MAD VOLUNTARY ABSTINENCE ITS GOAL.
IDEAL OF DOMESTICITY (LESSON 19) MEN WERE SEEN AS THE BREADWINNERS, AND WOMEN AS THE CAREGIVERS.
ELIZABETH STANTON AND LUCRETIA MOTT (LESSON 19) LAUNCHED THE WOMEN'S RIGHT MOVEMENT AFTER 8 YEARS THEY WERE FOCUSED TO SIT BEHIND A SCREEN AT AN ABOLITIONIST CONVERNTION IN LONDON.
SENECA FALLS CONVENTION (LESSON 19) IN 1848 IT PASSED RESOLUTIONS CALLING FOR EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN, PASSAGE OF LAWS GIVING THEM CONTROL OVER THEIR PROPERTY.
SARAH GRIMKE (LESSON 19) WAS BANISHED FROM SOUTH CAROLINA ARGUED THAT WOMEN SHOULD HAVE THE SAME RIGHTS AS MEN.
COTTON (LESSON 20) WAS THE MAIN EXPORT AND THE PRIMARY SOURCE OF WEALTH. IT ACCOUNTED FOR OVER 1/2 OF AMERICA'S EXPORT FROM 1815 TO 1860
GANG SYSTEM (LESSON 20) WAS AN ORGANIZATION OF SLAVE LABOR USED BY PLATERS. IT GAVE THE SLAVE A SPECIFIED AMOUNT OF WORK TO COMPLETED.
NAT TURNER'S REBELLION (LESSON 20) 1831 NAT KILLED 57 WHITES 200 BLACKS WAS EXECUTED IN REPRISAL.
VIRGINIA DEBATES OF 1832 (LESSON 20) 1832 DEBATED WHETHER TO DEBATE TO END SLAVERY AS A RESULT OF THE NAT TURNER REBELLION. SLAVERY WAS VIEWED ONLY AS A POSITIVE GOOD.
MANIFEST DESTINY (LESSON 21) ( JOHN L. O'SULLIVAN)THE U.S. HAD TO OVERSPREAD THE CONTINENT ALLOTTED BY PROVIDENCE FOR THE FREE DEVELOPMENT OF OUR YEARLY MULTIPLYING MILLIONS 1845
OVERLAND TRAIL (LESSON 21) STARTS IN EARNEST IN 1843, ABANDONED 1870.
1836 TEXAS REVOLUTION (LESSON 21) SAM HOUSTON LEADS THE TEXANS WIN A VICTORY AT SAN JACIMTO AND CAPTURE SANTA ANNA.
JAMES K. POLK (LESSON 22) CONGRESSMAN FOR 14 YEARS AND SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE FOR FOUR YEARS. WHO WAS PRO- TEXAS AND THEIR PLANTFORM CALL FOR THE RE-ANNEXATION.
MEXICAN WAR (LESSON 22) ATTACK ON A DETACHMENT OF U.S. TROOPS ON MEXICAN SOIL ON APRIL 25 1846, POLK DECLARED WAR.
WILMOT PROVISO (LESSON 22) PROPOSED THAT FREE LABOR SHOULD EXIST IN THE TERRITORY FAINED IN THE MEXICAN WAR.
SLAVE POWER (LESSON 22) 1840 MANY IN THE NORTH CAME TO BELIEVE IN THE EXISTENCE OF A SOUTHERN "SLAVEPOWER."
FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW (LESSON 22) Federal COMMISSIONERS TO FORCE NORTHERN CITIZENS TO CATCH RUNAWAY SLAVES UNER PENALTY OF A FINE OR IMPRISONMENT.
COMPROMISE OF 1850 (LESSON 22) ESTABLISHED THE FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT, ADMITTED CALIFORNIA AS A FREE STATE, AND ESTABLISHED POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY IN UTAH.
JOHN C CALHOUN (LESSON 22) 1850 SLAVERY OR DISUNION SPEECH. ALSO A U.S REPRESENTATIVE FROM 1811-1817.
1854 KANSAS-NEBRASKA ACT (LESSON 23) ILLINOIS SENATOR STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS WANTED THE REST OF THE NEBRASKA TERRITORY ORGANIZED SO A RAIL LINE COULD RUN FROM CHICAGO TO THE WEST COAST.
POPULAR SOVEREIGHNTY (LESSON 23) WAS THE IDEA THAT A PEOPLE OF A TERRITORY WOULD DECDE WHETHER TO ACCEPT OR REJECT SLAVERY BY VOTING AT THE TIME OF THEIR REQUEST FOR ADMISSION TO THE UNION AS A STATE.
BLEEDING KANSAS (LESSON 23) NEW ENGLAND EMIGRANT AID COMPANY FOUNDED THE TOWN OF LAWRENCE KACSAS IN AN EFFORT TO KEEP KANSAS FROM BECOMING A SLAVE STATE. 1856
KNOW-NOTHING PARTY (LESSON 23) WERE ANTI-IMMIGRANT AND ANTI CATHOLIC. MEMEERS WERE SWORN TO SECRECY.
REPUBLICAN PARTY (LESSON23) FAVIRED FREE LABOR, THOUGHT SLAVERY DEGRADED LABOR AND DROVE FREE LABOR OUT OF THE TERITORIES.
DRED SCOTT V SANDORD (LESSON 24) SUPREME COURT 1857
1859 HARPERS FERRY RAID (LESSON 24) 1859 JOHN BROWN.
ELECTION OF 1860 (LESSON 24) PRESIDENT BUCHANAN WAS NOT RE NOMINATED FOR PRESIDENT BY THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY.
JEFFERSON DAVIS (LESSON 25) CONFEDERATE PRESIDENT FOUGHT IN THE MEXICAN WAR
ABRAHAM LINCOLN (LESSON 25) UNION PRESIDENT ONLY SERVED ONE TERM IN THE HOSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
ULYSSES S. GRANT (LESSON 25) WON FIRST DECISIVE VITORIES FOR THE UNION. FEBRUAR 1862 HE CAPTURED FORT HENRY ON THE TENNESSE RIVER.
BATTLE OF SHILOH (LESSON 25) APRIL 6-7 1862.
BATTELE OF ANTIETAM (LESSON 25) SEPTEMBER 17 1862 LEE HAD AVANCED NORTH INTO MARLAND
BATTLE OF VICKSBURG (LESSON 26) GRANT HAD SPENT MOTHS TRYING TO GET AROUND THE SWAPS VICKSBURG IN ORDER TO CAPTURE IT. CONFEDERACYS LAST LINK ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.
BATTLE OF GETTSBURG (LESSON 26) JULY 1- 3 1863
SHERMAN'S MARCH TO THE SEA (LESSON 26) CUTS LOSSE FROM HIS LINE OF SUPPLIES, AND CUTS A FIFTY MILE SWATH THROUGH GEORGIA AND SOUTH CAROLINA.
EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION (LESSON 26) LINCOLN INITIALLY PLACED PRIORITY ON PRESERVATION OF THE UNION.
NEW YORK CITY DRAFT RIOTS (LESSON 26) THE COPPERHEADS WERE THE EXTREME PEACE WING OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY. THEY OPPOSED BOTH EMANCIPATION AND THE DRAFT WHICH THEY SAW AS A VIOLATION OF FREEDOM.
Freedmen's Bureau (LESSON 27) (FEDERAL AGENCY). BILL IN APRIL 1865 IN ADDITION TO HELPING WHITES, TOOK CHARGE OF SETTLING BLAKS ON ABONDONED LAND.
CONGRESSIONAL RECONSTRUCTION (LESSON 27) AFTER STRENGTHENING THEIR POSITION AS A RESULT OF MASSICE VICTORIES IN THE 1866.
SHARECROPPING (LESSON 27) THIS ARRANGEMENT AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILIES FARMED SEPARATE PLOTS OF LAND AND THEN AT THE END OF EACH YEAR DIVIDED THE CROPS.
MISSISSIPPI PLAN (LESSON 27) HERD ALL WHITES INTO THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY AND AWAY FROM THE REPUBLICAN PARTY
13th, amendments (LESSON 27) 1865
14th amendments(LESSON 27) 1868 All person are citizen
15th amendments(LESSON 27) 1870
Ku Klux Klan (LESSON 27) FOUNDED IN PULASKI TN, IN 1866
COMPROMISE OF1877 (LESSON 27) RUTHERFORD B. HAYER, REPUBLICAN, SAMUEL TILDEN, DEMOCRAT LEADS TO A COMPROMISE IN WHICH TH REP PARTY AGRESS.
NATHINAL GREEN APPOINTED COMMANDER OF THE ARMERICAN'S SOUTHERN ARMY IN 1780
STONO REBELLION 1739 IN SOUTH CAROLINA DURING THIS UPRISING, 100 BLACKS LEAD BY A SLAVE NAMED JEMMY REVOLTED TOOK ARMS FROM A STORE.
COMMON SENSE THOMAS PAINE IN 1774 HELP INDEPENDENCE
JOHN LOCKE'S SECOND TREATISE OF GOVERNMENT WRITTEN IN 1690 THIS DOCUMENT ARGUED THAT PROPERTY GUARANTEED LIBERTY.
MAYAN CIVILIZATION INSPIRED BY THE OLMECS IT BUIT CITIES IN 650 AND 950 AD
MIDDLE PASSAGE THIS WAS A 5,000 MILE VOYAGE
SECOND CONTINENTAL CONGRESS DELEGATES MET AT PHILADELPHIA IN MAY 1775
SEVEN YEARS WAR 1754-1763 CONFLICT WAS FOUGHT OVER LAND AN FOR CONTROL OVER NORTH AMERICA.
PALEO INDIANS WERE AN ICE AGE PEOPLE WHO SURVIVED LARGELY BY HUNTING BIG GAME.
EASTERN WOODLANDS CULTURE CULTURE REFERS TO THE AREA EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND SOUTH OF THE SUBARCTIC BELT OF LOWER CANADA, MOST DENSELY PRPULATED NEAR THE MISSISIPI, OHIO TENNESSEE.
AZTEC EMPIRE STUNNING IN ITS SHEER SCOPE AND MAGNIFICENCE THAN ANY OF ITS PREDECESSORS IN MESOAMERICA. BY THE END OF THE 15TH CENTURY, THEY RULED OVER AVAST EMPIRE FROM THEIR ISLAN CAPITAL AT TENOCHTITLAN
MARTIN LUTHER GERMAN MONK WHO DID NOT FIND RELIGIOUS COMFORT IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH'S TEACHINGS AND PRATICES
PROTESTANT REFORMATION BEGAN IN THE 1520'S IN EUROPE. AS A RESULT OF MARTIN LUTHER'S TEACHINGS, A SCHISM IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH BEGAN IN GERMANY IN THE 1520'S
PURITANS RADICAL CALVINISTS WHO URGED THE ENGLISH CHURCH WHICH HAD SUBSTANTIALLY RETAINED ITS CATHOLIC DOCTRINES TO PURGE ITSELF OF BISHOPS, ELABORATE CEREMONIES.
MERCANTILISM Mercantilism was an economic theory (and practice) about how to best attain national wealth and influence. It guided Europe’s commercial expansion for 200 years. It called for the state to regulate and protect industry and commerce.
JAMESTOWN Jamestown was a colony established in 1607 by the Virginia built their fort on an inland peninsula in order to prevent a surprise attack by the Spanish.
VIRGINIA COMPANY a joint stock company founded in 1606 by merchants in London which was to send hundreds of poor settlers to the colonies in order to produce a profit for investors)
TOBACCO During the 1620s, Virginians began to grow tobacco. As demand soared and prices peaked in European markets, colonists with an eye for profits planted every inch of their farms in tobacco and reaped windfalls.
BACON'S REBELLION Renewed Indian attacks in 1676 sparked a crisis. The governor wanted to defend the frontier by building a series of forts. White settlers on the frontier thought the forts were ineffective because the Indians just bypassed them
RICE South Carolina, founded in 1670, did not have a true “cash crop” until the introduction of rice at the opening of the eighteenth century (1700).
PLYMOUTH COLONY FIRST NEW ENGLAND SETTEMENT IN 1620. WILLIAM BRADFORD WAS THEIR LEADER ON THE MAYFLOWER.
MASSACHUSETS BAY COMPANY 1629 CHARLES I DISSOLVED PARLIAMENT AFTER IT ATTEMPTED TO LIMIT HIS POWER.
PREDESTINATION PURITANS BELIEVED THAT GOD WAS ALL-KNOWING AND ALL POWERFUL. LIKE ALL CALVINISTS, THE PURITANS EMPHASIZED THAT IDEA OF SOVEREIGNTY.
JOHN CALVIN MOST INFLUENTIAL OF MARTIN LUTHERS SUCCESSORS. CALVIN CONCEIVED OF GOD AS AN AWESOME SOVEREIGN ALL-KNOWING AND ALL POWERFULL.
DOMINION OF NEW ENGLAND JAMES II IN 1686 AT THE KING'S URGING, THE LORDS OF TRADE AND PLANTATION CONSOLIDATED THE COLONIES.
THE GLORIOUS REVOLUTION THE ENGLISH FEARED THAT HE WOULD RETURN THE COUNTRY TO CATHOLICISM WHEN IT WAS ANNOUCED THAT HIS WAS BORN,
ALBANY PLAN OF UNION 1754 REPRESENTATIVES OF MANY OF THE COLONIES.
BACKCOUNTRY AREAS BEYOND THE ESTABLISHED SETTLEMENTS ALONG THE EASTERN SEABOARD. IN NEW ENGLAND, THE BACKCOUNTRY CONSISTED OF MAINE, NEW HAMPSHIRE, AND VERMONT.
THE ENLIGHTMENT WAS AN INTELLECTUAL MOVEMENT THAT BEGAN IN EUROPE DURING THE 17TH CENTURY 1600'S.
FIRST GREAT AWAKENING A SERIES OF REVIVALS THAT DEEPENED THE INFLUENCE OF OLDER FORMS OF PROTESTANT CHRISTIANITY AND SPECIFICALLY CALVINISM, THROUGHOUT BRITISH NORTH AMERICA.
BALANCED CONSTITUTION DESIGNED TO GIVE EVERY ORDER OF ENGLISH SOCIETY SOME VOICE IN THE WORKING OF GOVERNMENT.
ENGLISH OPPOSITION OR COUNTRY PARTY COLONISTS HAD A DEEP SUSPICION OF POLITICAL POWER ITSELF. THEY SHARED THIS BELIEF WITH A MINORITY OF RADICAL ENGLISH THINKERS, KNOW IN ENGLAND AS THE OPPOSITION.
VIRTUAL VS. ACTUAL REPRESENTATION AMERICANS WERE REPRESENTED IN PARLIAMENT, EVEN THOUGH THEY HAD ELECTED NONE OF ITS MEMBERS.
PROCLAMATION OF 1763 PLACED RESTRICTIONS ON COLONISTS WESTWARD MOVEMENT. IT RESTRICTED COLONISTS TO TERRITORY EAST OF THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS.
SUGAR ACT PASSED IN 1764 ITS PURPOSE WAS TO HELP DEFRAY THE COST OF THE 7 YEARS WAR.
STAMP ACT PASSED IN 1765 LORD GRENVILLE'S PLACED TAXES ON LEGAL DOCUMENET, CUSTOMS PAPERS, NEWPAPERS, PLAYING CARDS, AND DICE.
STAMP ACT CONGRESS 9 COLONIES COVEED IN NEW YORK WITH A JOINT STATEMENT OF THE AMRERICAN POSITION TO REPEAL THE SUGAR AND STAMP ACT.
TOWNSHED ACTS CHARLES TOWSHEND BECAME ENGLAND'S CHALLENCOR OF THE EXCHEQUER (SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY), AND IN 1767 TRIED TO RAISE MORE REVENUES FROM THE COLONISTS BY THE LEAD, PAIN, PAPER, GLASS AND TEA THAT AMERICA IMPORTED FROM BRITIAN.
INTOLERABLE (COERCIVE) ACTS IN 1774 THEY PASSED AN ACT OF THE BOSTON TEA PARTY THAT INCLUDED BOSTON PORT BILL, WHICH CKISED BOSTON HARBOR TO ALL OCEAN GOING TRAFFIC.
FIRST CONTINENTAL CONGRESS IN OCTOBER, THEY ADOPTED A DECLARATION OF RIGHTS AND GRIEVANCES THAT ASSERTED THE RIGHTS OF COLONISTS TO TAX AND LEFISLATE FOR THEMSELVES THUS LIMITING PARLIAMENTS AUTHORITY OVER AMERICA.
DELARATION OF INDEPENDENCE WRITTEN BY DELEGATES TO THE SECOND CONTINENTAL, INCLUDING, JOHN ADAMS, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, ROGER SHERMAN, AND THOMAS JEFFERSON. IT DECLARED THAT THE UNITED STATES OUGHT TO BE INDEPENDENT.
LOYALISTS AMERICANS WHO WOULD NOT BACK THE REBELLION, SUPPORTERS OF THE KING. THERE OPPONENTS LABELED THEM TORIES.
THOMAS JEFFERSON WAS ONLY 33 WHEN HE SERVED AS THE PRIMARY AUTHOR OF THE DELARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.
GEORGE WASHINGTON IN 1775 WASHINGTON THOUGHT THAT THE COLISTS CHANCES OF VICTORY WAS SLIM. HE ATENDED THE SECOND CONTINENTAL CONGRESS THAT JUNE DRESSED IN HIS OFFICE UNIFORM.
BATTLE OF SARATOGA END OF JUNE 1777 HE SET OUT FROM QUEBEC WITH 9,500 REDCOATS 2,000 WOMEN AND A HUGE BAGGAGE TRAIN THAT CONTAINED HIS SLIVER DINING SERVICES
PARTISAN STRUGGLE IN THE SOUTH BEGINNING OF THE WAR THERE WAS EXTREME ANIMOSITY BETWEEN LOYALISTS AND REBELSIN THE CAROLINAS. REBLES HAD MOBBED, TORTURED AND IMPRISONED LOYALISTS IN THE BACKCOUNTRY.
1783 TREATY IN PARIS SIGNED IN SEPTEMBER 1783 PUT AN END TO THE WAR.
BATTLE OF YORKTOWN WASHINTON MARCHED HIS ARMY SOUTH AND LAY SIEGE TO THE BRITISH WITH THE AID OF THE FRENCH FLEET WHO BLOCKADED THEM. CORNWALLIS WAS FORCED TO SURRENDER.
MILITIA EXCELLENT AT AMBUSHING SUPPLY TRAINS AND DISPATH RIDERS, HARRYING BANDS OF LOYALISTS AND MAKING FORAYS AGAUBST ISOLATED BRITISH OUTPOST.
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