Flashcards in Unit 2 Significant Slideshow Items Deck (13):
Seven Years War abruptly ended
peace in Europe
Albany Plan called for
colonial confederation to provide defense
Ben Franklin promoted the plan with the _______ cartoon
"Join or Die"
Effects of the Seven Years War
- Britain emerged as dominant power in NA
- tensions bet British officers and colonial militiamen
- extreme cost of British victory created war debt
war debt brought an abrupt end to
Patrick Henry coined phrase
"no taxation without representation."
shaped revolutionary thought in America
victory in the Battle of Saratoga convinced France to
aid the US
the last major battle of the American Revolution was
Land Ordinance of 1785
required new townships to set aside land for public education
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
new states= equal to existing states, banned slavery north of Ohio River
armed uprising of farmers in western MA led by Daniel Shays, angry at taxes, unstable currency, etc.