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Documents and events that helped devolped Deomcracy in America
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on Oct 15, 2010
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Announced that the thirteen colonies were now independent states. Written by Thomas Jefferson. We celebrate this on July 4th.
This time all the delegates from the 13 colonies met. After the America Revolution war. They moved towards independence when they met.
A group of 12 delegates. From the 12 of 13 colonies. Congress was attended by 56 members appointed by the legislatures .
This was to punish the tea party. Also closed the Boston Habor. No more town meetings in Massachusetts.
This repealed the townshed act. This did not inclued the tea act. Allowed the East India Tea company to sell cheaper tea.
The money thhat was rasied went to the British officals. The colonies protested "No taxation without representation”. The women finally got involved
This act put taxes on almost everything you used in their daily lives.This lead to the Sons of Liberty. They boycott the goods, they refused to buy the goods.
This allowed the British troops to stay in the colonies. Also the troops were allowed to stay in the colonies houses. Of course the colonies didn't get along with them.
This cut the tax on some goods. But it didn't on some other goods, the important goods. The colonial merchants protested on extra duties.
The British clamied the land east of the Mississippi River.This banned all settlement. West of the App. mountians
This was made to capture any smuggling. This was to kept the colonies from smuggling. They also did search warrants
This was between the British and the French. They wanted the Ohio River Valley. The British won and made the colonies pay for the war debts.
There are really no real dates, because three people wrote it. This gives people the rights and more freedom. It put a limit on the government powers.
This gives the people for freedom of speech. Also no taxation for the people. No standing army for the people.
They kept the trading from the coloniest only for them. Only goods can be traded with England. The colonies just ignored them and continue to trade with other countries
It was adopted by the Connecticut conoly. This set up the structure and powers. This gave men more voting rights.
The first government by the pilgrams. The pilgrams created it themselfs. It had hundred and 2 passengers.
The first meeting occured July 30, 1619 in Jamestown, which is now Virgina. They had 22 members. The men was over 17 can vote.
Sometimes called the league of peace and power. It had influence on the United States Constitution. Iroquois were a mix of farmers, fishers, gatherers and hunters, though their main diet came from farming.
An English chater. This was used to limit the king powers. Also to protect the people.