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Explain the british polocy if mercantilism

American colonies existed to support the mother country with goods or natural resources

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Explain the main cause of the french and indian war

The idea of manifest destiny and gaining new territory

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Explain the Albany plan of union 1754 why did many colonies object to it ?

All colonies had to join togethor against britain

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Explain the Proclamation Line/Act of 1763. Why did Britain estabilish this act?

Halted westward expansion for the 13 colonies

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Sugar act: 1767

Taxed all sugar for the colonies

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Stamp act 1765

Taxes all paper goods

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Quartering Act 1765

Forced to put british soldiers to peoples houses and lived with them

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Townshend act 1767

Tax on all imported goods

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Stamp act congress 1765

Its official meeting of the colonies

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Boston Massacre 1770

Fight between the colonists and the british soldiers

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Boston tea party

Tossed tea in protest of the acts

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How did the british government respond to the increasing colonial protests?

Sent more troops to colonies because of the rebellions

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John locke

Natural rights ( life liberty and property)

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J.J Rousseau

Social contract (right to keep people safe)

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Baron de montesquieu

Checks and balances (seperation of powers)

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Explain the main argument stated in thomas paines common sense

Common sense was to have represantation in governent

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What is the main purpose of the decloration lf independance ?

Reasons that ststed all reasons on why they are breaking apart from great britain

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How did the declaration of independance influence other people around the globe?

It led to other revolutions

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Explain the geographic factors that influenced the settlement and economy of the new england colonies

Fishing harbors small towns trade and manufacturing

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Explain the geographic factors that influenced the settlement and economy of the southern colonies

Fertile soil

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What do the Virginia House of Burgesses , the mayflower compact the fundamental orders of conneticut and the new england town hall meetins have in common?

Self government, representative government.

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what was the name of the trade route that directly led to the increased importation of enslaved africans to the western hemisphere?

Triangular Trade Route