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History Of Civilization Terms Chapter 21

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History Of Civilization Terms Chapter 21 George III – king of England during the American Revolution Grenville – Prime Minister that restricted westward migration; had a lot of other restrictions that disrupted the colonists Seven Years’ War: Peace of Paris, 1763 – called the French and Indian War in the Americas; fought from the Great Lakes up to the Gulf of St. Lawrence and along the Ohio River Valley Boston Tea Party – a tea party in the Boston Harbor; a lot of tea was wasted during this party Continental Congress – denounced British tyranny, proclaimed political representation to be a natural right, and made plans for armed resistance Washington – lead the American forces against the British Yorktown – defeated the British at Yorktown Treaty of Paris, 1783 – the British recognized the Americans’ independence Articles of Confederation – a national constitution ratified by the states in 1781; it was financially dependent on the states Constitution (1787) –
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Unformatted text preview: the United States of America’s constitution; it was ratified and formally adopted in 1788 Federalist Papers – the arguments of the framers of the Constitution were expressed in a series of newspaper articles Separation of powers – separation of national and state powers; and among the branches of the central government Bill of Rights – the first ten amendments of the Constitution Louisiana Purchase – doubled the size of the US Louverture – began a revolutionary war that would last twelve years in Santo Domingo; Hidalgo – started the revolution in Spanish America when he called for universal freedom; Bolivar: “The Liberator” – continued the revolution in Venezuela; he declared an all out war against the Spaniards; he finally forced the Spanish to return to Spain San Martin – he fought for the independence of Argentina; the final defeat of Spain was in Peru Brazil: Dom Pedro – he declared himself emperor of an independent Brazil;...
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