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1. Frontier Area in America referring to land west of the Appalachians – i.e. Ohio River Valley Dispute over land ownership from Proclamation of 1763 caused tension between American and British 2. Republicanism Political theory of representative government Based on principle of popular sovereignty and strong emphasis on liberty and civic virtue 3. Common Good Safety and security of all citizens American citizens made sacrifices in order to contribute to common good 4. Hierarchy Social/economic “ladder” of power/status/wealth 5. Authoritarian Government Government based on one all-powerful king/dictator Found in English government 6. Radical Whigs Political party that warned colonists of “corruption” by English Swayed politics and opinions near time of revolution 7. Private Ownership Personal ownership of own land, products, belongings Broken by English soldiers with Quartering Act 8. Political Participation Involvement in politics Especially important during revolution – i.e. nonimportation agreements, tarring and feathering
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Unformatted text preview: 9. Mercantilism Belief of English money equaled wealth English used mercantilism as basis to tax and trade with colonies 10. Parliament Law-making body of England Angered colonists by passing laws that were unfair because of lack of representation 11. Mercantile Pertaining to ideals of mercantilism System benefited but mostly angered colonists 12. Currency Medium of exchange; money Underwent depreciation; therefore, inflation Americans became poor 13. Navigation Laws Laws passed to regulate colonial shipping limited trading foreign goods Angered colonists because of lack of freedom 14. John Hancock Revolutionary leader and founder of Sons/Daughters of Liberty Rallied other colonists and gained support for revolution 15. Prime Minister George Grenville Prime minster of England Passed laws i.e. Stamp Act, Sugar Act taxed colonists...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2010 for the course WE 12 taught by Professor We during the Spring '10 term at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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