Chapter 19- Section 3: The American Revolution

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stamp act

an act passed by the British parliment in 1756 that raised revenue from the American colonies by a duty in the form of a stamp required on all newspapers and legal or commercial documents

Thomas Jefferson

he was a delegate from Virginia at the Second Continental Congress and wrote the Declaration of Independence. He later served as the third President of the United States

Benjamin Franklin

American intellectual, inventor, and politician He helped to negotiate French support for the American Revolution

George Washington

Commander of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and first president of the United States

Treaty of Paris

agreement signed by British and American leaders that stated the United States of America was a free and independent contry

James Madison

father of the constitution; leading federalist; author of the Bill of Rights, leads nation through War of 1812

federal system

a central government that has certain powers

absolutism

a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)

pragmatic

guided by practical experience and observation rather than theory

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