Enlightenment And america
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The principle that government comes from the people.
The system of beliefs and laws by which a country, state, or organization is governed.
Treaty of Paris
The treaty that actually ended the American Revolutionary war an the U.S. was recognized as an independent country
Government in which power is divided between
the national government and states.
Right that belonged to all humans from birth.
A principle or body of laws considered as derived from nature or right reason
An agreement by which people give up their freedom for on organized society
Age of reason
American revolutionary war
The war in which American colonists fought for independence from great Britain
A settler or inhabitant of a colony
American colonists who were against the British rule during the American revolution
A violent overthrow of a government