Harrison_Chapter02 (1) - Chapter Two Constitutional...

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Constitutional Beginnings British colonial administration First Continental Congress, 1774 Declaration of Rights and Resolves 1775, fighting between colonists and British Second Continental Congress, 1775-76 Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776 Justifies revolution; statement ofAmerican democratic creed
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The Creation The Creation of of the the United United States States of of America America    Colonization and Governance of America   British Policy Incites a Rebellion   The Continental Congresses and Colonial      Demands for Political Rights   Declaring Independence – Jefferson   The State Constitutions   The Articles of Confederation
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Declaration of Independence: Power of Ideas John Locke and Thomas Jefferson Key ideas in Declaration: natural rights; the purpose of government; equality; government built on consent of governed (social contract theory); limited government; and right to revolt
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