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American Government 20 January: Wed. Box. 2.1 The Seven Articles of the Constitution pg. 54 originally drafted in 1777 ratified by 1789, and took affect American Constitutional Democracy Scott Brown, new Mass. Senator, replaced Sen. Kennedy (deceased) Haiti earthquake Leading Interests in Colonial Society -New England Merchants (Elites) -Southern Planters (Elites)  (wanted property rights…right to own slaves, land) -Shopkeepers, Artisans, and Laborers -Small Farmers -“Tories” or “Royalists” Colonial Goals -Low Taxes -Home Rule  -“No taxation without representation” -Fewer supported Independence until after conflict arose -“ Don’t tread upon me ”(don’t put your boot heel on me, let me be free) Lead to American  Revolution) Road to Independence -    Boston Massacre (1770):      people of Massachusetts were mad at the British monarch over  stamp tax, became increasingly angry over this
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