CH 6 notes - aggression D Declaration of Independence...

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CH.6 Notes A) Conciliatory Proposition - Parliament would forbear taxation of Americans in colonies whose assemblies imposed taxes considered satisfactory by the British Government B) Battles of Lexington and Concord - Signaled start of revolution. British marched to disperse colonial army to control Hancock and Adams because of the storage of guns among other things. a. Lexington first “shot heard around the world” . C) Olive Branch Petition- petition adopted by the Second Continental Congress to try and stop fighting. Avowed loyalty to George III requested that he protect them from further
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Unformatted text preview: aggression. D) Declaration of Independence- Document where SCC justified renouncing colonies allegiance to British Government. E) Contract theory of government- Life, Liberty and Property. In liable rights. F) Republicanism- Complex changing body of ideas, values, and assumptions, closely related to country ideology that influenced American political behavior during the 18 th and 19 th centuries. G) Continental Army- Farmers, untrained army. Authorized by the SCC Commanded by George Washington....
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