APUSH_8_ - Shays Rebellion strengthened the movement to...

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Shays' Rebellion strengthened the movement to Produce a new national constitution After the battles at Lexington and Concord, the Continental Congress sent the Olive Branch Petition to the king to Seek a reconciliation with the Crown by stating colonial grievances The sentiment expressed in this phrase from the Declaration of Independence, "That whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends [securing life, liberty, and property] it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it," best expresses the political philosophy of John Locke The major consequence of the American Revolution for the Iroquois Confederacy was Division among the various tribes of the Confederacy as some abandoned its traditional policy of neutrality and supported the British against the Americans The Treaty of Paris at the end of the Revolutionary War contained provisions for Recognition of the United States' independence and Britain's withdrawal from the North American continent The republican ideology of equal rights and liberty that was fundamental to the Revolution

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