"We have freedom of the press and assembly"
"No taxation without representation"
"We have the necessity of of Separation of Powers"
"No right to a writ of habeas corpus"
Take out a heavy loan in a swiss bank
Ask France for a loan
Pass taxes to gain revenue
Forfeit 2/3 of their colonial empires to pay the debt.
The Homestead Act
The Proclamation of 1763
The Log Cabin Act
The Quartering Act
It created a sense of colonial, or American, identity distinct from that of the British.
It expanded the trade relations between the defeated Native Americans and the colonies.
It wiped out the Native population in New England and opened up land for further settlement.
It created a peace between the Natives and the colonists that would last for decades.
The colonials gained an ally from the Natives that would help win Independence.
The French culture influenced the government system that would develop in the U.S.
The French loss of territory destroyed their economy and they were not able to aid the British during the American Revolution.
The colonial milita gained valuable fighting experience and gained skills that allowed them to defeat the British in the American Revolution.
Britain's control of the colonies during the period of salutary neglect was so strict the colonies could not take it any longer.
The colonies had grown accustomed to governing themselves during the period of Salutary Neglect.
During the Salutary Neglect period the colonies had raised taxes on themselves to an all time high.
During the period of Salutary Neglect colonial governors had too much power.
The period after Salutary Neglect when the British tried to take control of the colonies again after being too occupied during the 100 years war to notice what was going on.
The period after the French and Indian War when the British began to tax the colonies to pay for the war.
The period just after the Boston Tea Party when the British Parliament wanted to punish the colonies for dumping 342 crates of tea into the Boston Harbor
The period of time just before the battle of Lexington and Concord when the British wanted to seize the guns and ammo that the colonies had stored.
Sugar Act 1764
Declaratory Act 1766
Stamp Act 1765
Townshend Acts 1767
Loyalist attempt to foster pro-British sentiment throughout the colonies
Secret societies that tried to help start war
Groups of people throughout the colonies who exchanged letters and essays to inform about what the British were doing in each of the colonies.
The groups of men who organized the Boston Massacre and Tea Party and only had one goal to start the American Revolution.
Boston Tea Party
Lexington and Concord
Tea Act of 1773
Boston Tea Party 1773
Intolerable Acts 1774
Lexington and Concord 1775
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