Pages of Pages of H1301 Unit 1 Lecture Three class 2008 [13]

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Revolution?: Country Whigs in Great Britain concerned about crown Country Whigs in Great Britain concerned about crown power and “rights” from people – John Locke & others of Enlightenment says Gov’t to protect people from evil and each other – English Constitution ~ good but now out of balance Social Contract concept of Gov’ authority Social Contract concept of Gov t authority • Best example was no taxation without representation • Representational theory and practice in America Local authority was passed to “Committees of Correspondence” or Sons of Liberty – Same people and social leadership in political office – Simply left off reference to the crown
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Unformatted text preview: – Especially in NE, British authority only existed where Army was • – Internal divisions and disagreements • Dismissed “Albany Plan” idea – – Military preparations be made through local militia authorized, advertised and acknowledged – – Rejected conciliatory propositions from London • Colonies tax themselves to meet London’s demands • Lexington & Concord April 18 th , 1776 – Gage out to find militia stores of military supplies and members of “rump” MA legislature – Shot heard around the world – 8 Minute Men died on Unit 1– lecture 3 Hollinger 1301 13 Lexington Green....
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2008 for the course HISTORY 1301 taught by Professor Hollinger during the Fall '08 term at Tarrant County.

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