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Sarah Ogutu Period 3 February 10. 2020 Chapter 11 - The Age of Revolution (1775-1848) Section 2 - The American Revolution Issues After the F&I War World War 0 Was it a world war ?! Especially countries that had land there Salutary Neglect England didn’t tax colonies so we could build our country Reverse policy Huge leap for citizens when there was taxation New Taxes England raised taxes because England was in debt The Proclamation of 1763 Appalachains Promised NA’s we would never go past the Appalachians Citizens wanted to steal “Virtual” representation Taxation without representation You cannot tax people unless they have a representation in parliament/congress They said we had “virtual” representation ???? Legal argument to break away England = didn’t have a choice Took 3 weeks at minimum to get someone across the atlantic Problems Get Worse The Boston Massacre (1770) Bunch of soldiers standing in the middle of Boston City guys start throwing snowballs at them with rocks in them Officers point their guns at the people Somebody fired ? = started shooting 5 people Massacre? 5? Crispus attucks First person to die = African American John adams Later becomes president Defended the officers The Tea Act (1773) Boston Tea Party (1773) Protest tea & treatment they received
Got on a boat dressed as natives and threw the tea overboard Felony £10,000 How much they destroyed Intolerable acts (1774) The Declaration of Independence (1776) NOT Constitution Break up letter with england Treason Common Sense (1776) Thomas Paine Inspired American Revolution Outsold the bible Only time in american history 2nd Continental Congress (1776) Richard Henry Lee (Virginia) HEAVILY debated Did not all agree Sent jefferson with paperwork He writes it Philosophy of Jefferson Tried to end slavery ? but HAD slaves ? Incorporated his ideas in the first draft Social Contract ideas Radically liberal For the time period So far left HUGE jump Congress (July 4, 1776) The American Revolution (1776-831) NOT a revolution Rebellion Not really a revolution since they aren’t changing the fabric of society Biggest Empire in History Biggest empire of history against Farmers w/ a gun Battle of Saratoga New York (1777) Encourages help Countries that hate England France sent us money (after losing 0th war) Sent out their ships to different parts of the world & attacked them Meant england had to send troops in defense WE WOULD NOT HAVE WON WITHOUT THE HELP OF
FRANCE Major turning point Nobody thought America would win War of Attrition Who can at last the other side Always benefits the country that you’re fighting in Surrender at Yorktown (1781) The Paris Peace Treaty (`783) 1st The US Constitution (1787) Philadelphia (1787) 55 delegates Mostly just rich people who could afford missing work Major arguments The founding fathers fought like cats and dogs Not cohesive Separation of powers Checks & balances Didn’t want the president to be too powerful Branches

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