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Documents and e vents that helped develope Democracy in America.
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Independence of the 13 Colonies from Great Britain.
2nd meeting of the 13 colonies in philadelphia
A convention with the 12 or 13 colonies
Designed to punish the colonists for Tea
Taxed all documents, newspapers,
and playing cards by forcing colonists
to place a special stamp on the items
Colonists had to keep
troops in their homes
Cut the tax on
molasses but raised it
on other goods such
as textiles, wine,
coffee, indigo, and
Designed to crack
down on colonial
The Bill of Rights is largely a statement of certain rights that its authors considered that citizens ought to have.
The Great Binding of Law
Designed to keep
trade in England and
The agreement or covenant by which men are said to have abandoned the "state of nature" to form the society in which they now live.
the basic law of the Connecticut colony from 1639 to 1662, formally adopted (Jan. 14, 1639) by representatives from the towns of Hartford, Wethersfield, and Windsor, meeting at Hartford.
Mayflower Compact in U.S. colonial history, an agreement providing for the temporary government of Plymouth Colony .
The first popularly elected legislature in America.