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Documents and events that helped develop democracy in america.
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on Oct 15, 2010
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A constitutional document made up 17 parts containing the duties and rights of every member of the tribe or nation.
It was a statement that stated that the thirteen colonies that were in war with great britain during that time, were now independnt of british rule.
It was the second meeting where representatives came together to come up with the conclusion of the sighnin of the declaration of independence.
It was a meeting where representaives met from twelve of the thirteen colonies to come up with options to overthrow the british empire.
A series of acts designed to punish the colonists for the Boston Tea Party which closed the port of Boston and denied town meetings.
A shootout or incident of colonist.
Put tax on goods such as paint, glass, paint and tea. The revenue went to the paying of the british soldiers.
This act purpose was to keep troops in the colonies and reduce cost. Colonist had to keep troops in their homes.
An act that taxed all documents, nespapers, and playing cards. It foced colonist to place special stamp on all goods.
Cut the tax on molasses but raised it on other such as textiles, wine, coffe, indigo and sugar.
Theory stating thst it gives power to the government in order to obtain or mantain oder in the rule of law.
An act of the legislature of englang staing its laws, libertie, and rights of the subject and succession of king.
Designed to keep trade in england and support mercantilism. All ships must stop in british harbor beroe goin to another country.
A set of orders set up by the connecticut colony which describes the government set up such as the powers and structure.
It was a wriiten aggreement where it stated and explained a set rules the pilgrims had to follow when they settled in america.
The first representative government group of people in the american colnies.
It was an english charter which omits provisions including the direct challenges to the authority of the monarch.