Goldfield 6 - Chapter 6 Study guide What did the American...

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Chapter 6 Study guide What did the American version of republicanism combine? - a new whig distrust of central authority with a belief in a gov't rooted in the public spirit of a virtuous citizenery. Who were the Loyalists? - loyalists came from all walks of life and social classes. most farmers though office holders and perfessionals were more numerous among them in the population at large. What was the Conciliatory Proposition and why did the colonists not accept it? -pledged not to tax the colonys if they would volunarily contribute to the defence of the empire. british officials how ever what was a suficiant contribution. parlement, as a result would remain sovereign and the continetal ledgislatures strictly sub ordinent to it. Why was the Battle of Lexington & Concord significant? -helped signal the start of the american revolution Why did the Continental Congress issue the Olive Branch Petition? -was a document asking the king to protect his american subjects from the military actions ordered by parlement Why was George Washington selected as commander of the Continental Army? -they felt he was best soot for the job. he was blessed with good judgment, a profound understanding of both the uses and lmtations of power, and the gift of command. What was the significance of the Battle of Breed’s Hill? -because the british took on more then 1000 casualties What was the significance of “Common Sense?” -helped predispose americans toward indipendence. tactical conciderations also led patriot leaders twards
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