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What did the 1651 Navigation Act consist of?

Colonies can only buy from and sell to England

1

The Americans have to pay for a certain war, which one?

The 7-year war

2

The 7-year war was a fight between which two countries?

England and France

3

The 1765 Stamp Act consists of...?

"No taxation without representation"

4

In 1773, the British imposed a new tax, on which product?

Tea

5

Which protest was held against a certain tax?

Boston tea party

6

In 1774, a congress meets for the very first time. What was the name of the congress and where did they meet?

The Continental Congress met in Philadelphia

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What's the name of a famous battle held in 1775?

Battle of Lexington

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After the Battle of Lexington, the Continental Congress recognized what and whom?

They recognized the war and named George Washington as general

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In July 1776, the 3rd Continental Congress declared what?

Independence

10

France helped Americans in which aspects?

Gave many soldiers & money to get revenge on Britain

11

After the Yorktown Battle, which treaty was signed and what did it consist on?

The Treaty of Paris officially declared that Britain gave up, and America was now independent

12

After independence, the U.S. adopted which type of government?

Democracy

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Who could vote within this new democracy?

Men, white people & rich people

14

On July 4th, 1787, a document was signed. Which was this?

The constitution

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What did the constitution specifically symbolized?

They had become a republic

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What is the Bill of Rights?

Document that protected people from the government

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Did African-American and slaves benefited from the independence?

No, they couldn't vote and slaves were, well, slaves