Flashcards in Colonial era to decloration of independance Deck (22):
Explain the british polocy if mercantilism
American colonies existed to support the mother country with goods or natural resources
Explain the main cause of the french and indian war
The idea of manifest destiny and gaining new territory
Explain the Albany plan of union 1754 why did many colonies object to it ?
All colonies had to join togethor against britain
Explain the Proclamation Line/Act of 1763. Why did Britain estabilish this act?
Halted westward expansion for the 13 colonies
Sugar act: 1767
Taxed all sugar for the colonies
Stamp act 1765
Taxes all paper goods
Quartering Act 1765
Forced to put british soldiers to peoples houses and lived with them
Townshend act 1767
Tax on all imported goods
Stamp act congress 1765
Its official meeting of the colonies
Boston Massacre 1770
Fight between the colonists and the british soldiers
Boston tea party
Tossed tea in protest of the acts
How did the british government respond to the increasing colonial protests?
Sent more troops to colonies because of the rebellions
Natural rights ( life liberty and property)
Social contract (right to keep people safe)
Baron de montesquieu
Checks and balances (seperation of powers)
Explain the main argument stated in thomas paines common sense
Common sense was to have represantation in governent
What is the main purpose of the decloration lf independance ?
Reasons that ststed all reasons on why they are breaking apart from great britain
How did the declaration of independance influence other people around the globe?
It led to other revolutions
Explain the geographic factors that influenced the settlement and economy of the new england colonies
Fishing harbors small towns trade and manufacturing
Explain the geographic factors that influenced the settlement and economy of the southern colonies
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.