1453 a group of ottoman Turks defeated a group of European Christians
and banned them from the middle east.
Prince Henry the Navigator(Portugal)- financed exploration to find another way to India, plan was
to go around Africa.
1453 a group of ottoman turks defeated a group of european christians and
banned them from the middle east.
Prince Henry the Navigator(Portugal)- financed exploration to find another way to india, plan was to go
Virginia and Maryland
Virginias official religion
Toleration act of 1649
In Maryland, any christian, (protestants or catholic), can come to maryland
and be free.
(1633) under king charles I
Delaware Pennsylvania: new york and new jersey
the middle colonies
most multicultural and tolerant. english, sweedish, dutch, germans, free
africans, slaves, and natives.
split from NY founded on religous f
Second treatise on govt
Locke outlines basic american political philosiphy. Says role of govt is to
protect your life, liberty, and property.
compact theory of govt
people give the govt the power
leader of the sons of liberty, write against the
believed "only colonial govt's should tax colonists" against the stamp act.
stamp act congress
no taxation without representation, colonists fought for their right to only be
taxed by colonists
wrote "the prince" in 1517 gave his
Committees of correspondence
formed by the colonies to take action against great britian
british send more troops to boston and are quartered in the boston
households when they arrive.
british said they "wont put any more ta
1781 -victory for colonists, cornwallis surrendered
1776 - becomes washington personal assistant
treaty of paris 1783
treaty that ended the revolutionary war
articles of confederation
first form of govt. no power to tax, was no
-secretary of state
-leader of first congress
-secretary of treasury
-did not think the Louisiana purchase should be called that, but instead be
called a treaty
-federalists chief justice
-imposed federalists pa
chesapeake leopard affair
(1807) chesapeake (american ship) was stopped by the leopard (british ship)
in the sea. British came onto american shop and impressed four soldiers. this
led to the embargo act.
embargo act of 1807
jefferson cut off trade with Br