Poli. 055 Notes

Poli. 055 Notes - What was the problem here with the...

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What was the problem here with the American Revolution? A lack of respect o Seen the same way as dependents in England Representation Opacity Communication Arbitrary rule Whom was this a problem for? (Whom is to blame?) Some Americans, but not all Colonial elite Ruling party in parliament Tories What could have been done to prevent this? Who could have done that? Americans to accept taxes Parliamentary excess Representation of Americans Devolve authority Ignored the law If the American Revolution had been prevented, how would that have changed American society today? Would this have happened again today? Benjamin Rush-one of the first to advocate public education o Sat on the throne of the king of England when visiting in the 1760s The people were proud of being British only 13 years before the Revolution Benjamin Franklin, although wealthy, was seen as insignificant because of his insignificant lineage as the tenth son of a candlemaker
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This note was uploaded on 05/24/2011 for the course POLI 055 taught by Professor Leonard during the Spring '11 term at UNC.

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