o A committee is formed (5 members)
1. Benjamin Franklin of Penn.
2. Robert Livingston of NY
3. Rodger Schurman of CT
4. John Adams of Mass.
5. Thomas Jefferson of Va. (he actually wrote the document/ the committee
o *They write the Declaratio
Describe the Battle of Bunker Hill and Fort Ticonderoga. What impact did these battles have on
the early stages of the Revolution? Enumerate the process and steps that led to the creation of
the Declaration of Independence. Who sponsored the legislation?
The Debt of the States
Following the revolution, the US was in considerable debt.
o This debt amounted to 40 million dollars.
o Not only did we have a national debt.many states were in debt.
Northern states such asNew Yorkhad more debt than the southern
Hamiltons plan was
Existing National Debt + Existing State Debts = One Large National
The Govt. will assume all of that debt and all the states would pay
toward the debt.
Great plan if you live in the northbut not if you lived in the south
Proclamation of 1763
There will be no Colonial expansion west of the
The Sugar Act was an External tax, or Indirect tax.
This was a tax on imported sugar products into the
This was a direct tax.people h
The Development of Political Parties
The two political parties were the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists
These two political parties began to emerge after the creation of the constitution
At the Constitutional Convention, people began to assert their
Catherine the Great
Prince Klemens von Metternich
Jean Jacques Rousseau
After Fort Ticonderoga
The Continental Army is engaged in the battle at Bunker Hill
June 17, 1775
The High Ground, in a battle, is the best place to be.
The battle actually took placeon the neighboring hillBreeds Hill
The Patriots lost the Bat
o The Federalists were in favor of putting taxes on imported goods
because then the imported goods would cost more money.
o If the imported goods cost more moneypeople would be more likely
to buy domestically produced goods as opposed to foreign products