Issued by king george iii on october 7 1763 following

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issued by King George III on October 7, 1763, following Great Britain'sacquisition of French territory in North America after the end of the French and Indian War and the Seven Years' War.- After Britain won the Seven Years' War and gained land in North America, it issued the Royal Proclamation of 1763, which prohibited American colonists from settling west of Appalachia. The Treaty of Paris, which marked the end of the French and Indian War, granted Britain a great deal of valuable North American land.- created the boundary, the proclamation line, separating the British colonies on the Atlantic coastfrom American Indian lands west of the Appalachian Mountains. Shay’s rebellion - an armed uprising in Western Massachusetts in opposition to a debt crisis among the citizenry and the state government’s increased efforts to collect taxes both on individuals and their trades; the fight took place mostly in and around Springfield during 1786 and 1787.- August 31, 1786 – June 1787- Economic policy; Aggressive tax and debt collection; Political corruption and cronyism- a rebellion among farmers in Massachusetts that began in 1786. The rebellion is important because it is seen as one of the major factors that led to the writing of the new Constitution.
When the United States first became independent, its constitution was called the Articles of Confederation.- led by Revolutionary War veteran Daniel Shays, began a 6 month rebellion by taking over the Court of Common Pleas in Northampton; the goal was to prevent the trial and imprisonment of debt-ridden citizens.clause- The delegates to the Constitutional Convention finally agreed the Three Fifths Compromise, that slaves should be counted at three fifths of their real number. The Three Fifths Compromise resolved the issue of counting slaves towards population in regards to representation in the House of Representatives.- outlined the process for states to count slaves as part of the population in order to determine representation and taxation for the federal government.- in Article 1, Section 2, Clause 3 of the United States Constitution, which reads: ... Delegates from states where slavery had become rare argued that slaves should be included in taxation, but not in determining representation.Thomas Jefferson - Thomas Jefferson was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, and Founding Father who served as the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809. Previously, he had served as the second vice president of the United States from 1797 to 1801.- wrote theDeclaration of Independence & founding father of the U. S. - during presidency: Tripolitan war (1801-1805), establishment of US Military Academy (1802), Purchase of Louisiana (1803), admission of Ohio to the Union (1803), Lewis Clarke expedition (1804-1806), abolition of slave trade (1807), Chesapake affair and Embargo Act (1807-1809).Alexander Hamilton - Alexander Hamilton born in the British West Indies, and later became General George Washington's assistant. In 1788, as one of America's Founding Fathers, he convinced New Yorkers to agree to ratify the U.S Constitution.

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