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can't tax without their consent
"No taxation without representation" What did the colonists mean when they used this phrase?
they owed a lot of money to the soldiers who fought
Why was it problematic for Britain to inherit such a large amount of land after the F&I War?
colonists insults British soldier, soldier hits him and several hundred colonist surround the soldier
Boston Massacre -> What happened? How was this event depicted by the colonists? What do you think?
other 2 British armies fail to meet Burgoyne in Albany
Why were the Battles of Saratoga considered a turning point of the war?
Battle of Yorktown, Cornwallis surrendered
What was the last major battle of the Revolutionary War (explain what happened)?
new england=root of the revolution=cut it off and kill entire movement
First British strategy to win the war (N.E.)
state power=taxes and national laws; national laws=man by legislative body
Explain the problem that existed b/n state powers and national powers under the A.O.C.
proved that the national gov. was weak
What did Shays's Rebellion prove about our government under the A.O.C.?
so they could be run by the legislative body
Why did the framers of the A.O.C. make the national government so weak?
Maryland state house
George Washington resigns his commission as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army. Where?
George Washington resigns his commission as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army. Why is this so significant?
fought when needed laid it down when finished
George Washington resigns his commission as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army. What is the significance of the title "American Cincinnatus?"
called for stated to send representatives to Philadelphia.
Annapolis Convention. What was the result?
agreement to establish a 2 house national legislature
What was the Great Compromise that was reached in the Constitutional Convention?
because we changed stuff in out documents
Why is our Constitution referred to as a "living document?"
preamble...we the people
Provide at least one concrete example that the © follows this principle. Popular Sovereignty
executive, judicial, legislative
What are the general names of the three branches? (Separation of Powers)
executive, judicial, legislative branch
What are specific names for these 3 branches in our country? (Separation of Powers)
constitution had to much power
Why did they want a Bill of Rights added to the Constitution? Anti-Federalists
the war won't stop
« Explain two major reasons why the Civil War started. Why do you think these reasons contributed so significantly to the outbreak of the war?
George W. he won the war and saved the country
« Choose one (pre-Civil War) president and explain at least one major contribution that this individual made - positive or negative - to U.S. History.
battle of Trenton, Washington knows troops need victory, surprise attack on the Hessians
« Choose one major battle or event that from the Civil War era that you think was particularly important. Explain why this battle/event was so significant in the overall outcome of the war (or to the future of our nation).
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