AHIS 2-5 - AHIS Colonies under British Rule 1 The right to...

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AHIS 2/5/08 Colonies under British Rule - 1. The right to vote for representatives to the colonial assemblies was: o Extended to a greater proportion of the population than anywhere else in the world at the time. - 2. During the period of “salutary neglect” o British government had less of a role in colony government. - 3. John Locke’s contract theory of government argued that: o Men have certain rights to life, liberty and property - 4. In general the colonial wars were an American sideshow to larger conflicts in Europe between : o England and France - 5. The French & Indian War fostered a sense of nationalism among the colonist and left Britain the dominant power of the western world: o True England’s Glorious Revolution: 1688 - James II o Catholic o Thwarts Parliament o Birth of son o Wm and Mary asked to assume throne - English Bill of Rights: 1689 o Signed by William and Mary o Statement of basic English rights Couldn’t be taken away by a King/Queen. Taxation only by Parliament.
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course AHIS 100 taught by Professor Wittern during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Albany.

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AHIS 2-5 - AHIS Colonies under British Rule 1 The right to...

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