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When the United States declared their independence from Britian.
A convention of delegates that met soon after warfare began.
A convention of delegates that met in response to the passage of the Intolerable Acts.
One theory of how political authority can arise. (Government is based on the consent of the people.)
Described the abuses of the king that led to his departure and defined an agreement between Parliament and William of Orange if he was to be king.
The three towns of Windsor, Hartford, and Wethersfield chose representatives and held a general court at Hartford.
A written agreement of the new Settlers arriving in Plymouth.
The first legislature in the English colonies.