Notes - Chelby Justice Notes Releasing colonial freedom Salutary neglect \u25cf Britain pre-occupied \u25cf Distance \u25cf Illegal trade \u25cf Awkward Laws \u25cf

Notes - Chelby Justice Notes Releasing colonial freedom...

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Chelby Justice Notes Releasing colonial freedom Salutary neglect: Britain pre-occupied Distance Illegal trade Awkward Laws Bribery Smuggling & Piracy Mercantilism Glorious Revolution (1688) ( Britain gave up royal control) World war Aftermath of the French-Indian war Valuable experience Myths shattered (The British can be beat) Rejection Cooperation Albany plan of union is what put the cooperation in their minds Debt (133 million pounds, Britain placed taxes on the colonist for the debt they had caused) Proclamation of 1763 (No one moves past the appalachian mountains to avoid a war with the indians too) Quartering act of 1765 (Soldiers were left in America to avoid a conflict with indians, the british set it up to where the soldiers stayed with families to avoid costs.) End of Salutary Neglect Sugar act 1764 (tax on sugar ) Navigation Acts (strict laws on trade) Colonial reaction (They boycotted along with other rebellions, they were not being treated fairly) Road to Revolution Stamp act of 1765 Stamp act Congress 1776 the stamp act was repealed Declaratory act of 1776 Townshend acts 1767 (tea, lead, paint, glass, etc.) Non-importation movement (Daughters of liberty tried to step in and produce goods to help the colonist get through the boycott, The sons of Liberty would try to force the merchants to go with the boycott.) Boston Massacre Tea act of 1773 (not a tax on tea, tax of the east india trading company, the tea was cheap) Boston tea Party (Angry colonist dress up as mohawk indians and unload the ships tea into the harbor)
Intolerable acts of 1774 (coercive acts in Britain, it closed down the ports of boston, massachusetts was put under martial law) Continental congress (Only one colony didn’t attend, Georgia, to decide what they are going to do about the laws, the colonies agreed to boycott if they didn’t get what they wanted) John Locke To understand political power aright, we must consider what condition all men are naturally in, and that is, a state of perfect freedom to do as they wish and dispose of their possessions and persons as they think fit, within the bounds of the law of nature, without asking leave or depending upon the will of any other man. A state also of equality, in which no one has more power or authority than another, there being nothing more evident than that creatures of the same species rank born to all the same advantages of nature, and the use of the same facilities, should also be equal to each other without subordination or subjection ....

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