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Unformatted text preview: //AMER ICAN REVOLUT ION + DECLARAT ION OF I N DEPENDENCE// M.7.6.09 Some events leading up to the American Revolution o Sugar Act (1764) o Stamp Act (1765) o Townsend Acts (1767) o Boston Massacre (1770) o Boston Tea Party (1773) o Intolerable Acts (1774) "Taxation without representation" English Bill of Rights (1689) o Thirteen grievances, then announcement of James I Is abdication, vacancy of throne o Thirteen rights and liberties o The model of the English Bill of Rights (1689) Ends the reign of James I I by referring to him as "the late Kings James the Second" Thi rteen grievances Thi rteen rights and liberties Declaration that William and Ma ry are the new king and queen Declaration of Independence o Lists grievances o Clearly based on social contract theory, unlike English Bill of Rights o American - Declaration of Independence Bill of Rights Rights we know have, because we set them here Disseminating, and handing over, makes it true...
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This note was uploaded on 07/26/2009 for the course MMW 656386 taught by Professor Cassedy during the Summer '09 term at UCSD.
- Summer '09