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Test 2 notes French and Indian War through boston massacre Republicanism o Term that historians invented to describe the political mindset of 18 th century colonists o They believed good government: Balance of power and liberty. Kept excessive power and liberty in check. Power was very easy to get out of control. Extreme of excess power was tyranny. Too much liberty would cause anarchy. Power extreme= tyranny, liberty extreme= anarchy Popular Sovereignty. Independent society. To vote, must be White man who owned sufficient property. Independence meant you owned your own farmland. Needed men like this to make balance and popular sovereignty work. Virtuous society. Required to make previous work. Needed men who were willing to sacrifice own personal interest for the common interest Increase in tensions resume o Tea act 1773 Commonly thought that it taxed tea…not true Tax already there form Townshend Act East India Company had too much tea, wanted to market it directly to customers. No middle man and avoid taxes.
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