●White Europeans are superior,culturally and biologically,to darker skinned Europe, African Americans, American Indians ●White males who didn't own property: his demonstrates an individual stake Chapter 2 The Constitution: Rights and Race Intertwined The road to revolution Selected Parliamentary Acts by Great Britain to generate more revenue from the colonies: ●American Revenue Act (Sugar Act): 1764 ●Quartering Act: 1765 ●Stamp Act: 1765 - No taxation without representation ●Declaratory: 1766 ●Tea Act: 1773 Colonies didn't have voices. They were just subjects of the Kingdom. The road to declaring independence ●Boycotts, demonstrations, and colonial congress meetings ●1775: An army was raised against the British ●1776: Draft Declaration of Independence ●July 4, 1776: Official Declaration of Independence First Attempt at Nat. Gov: The Articles of Confederation ●A limited nat. Gov. ○Distaste for a unitary form of gov.