History - Revolutionary War
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What were Great Britain's resons for trying to keep control over the colonies?
Great Britain desired to remain a world power
List the sources of colonial dissatisfaction.
- Colonies had no representation in parliamentSome colonists resented power of colonial governorsGreat Britain wanted strict control over colonial legislaturesColonies opposed taxesThe Proclamation of 1763, which followed the French and Indian WarRestricted western movement of settlers
Key philosophies in the Declaration of Independence were based on ideas first expressed by who?
What are unalienable rights?
Rights that cannot be taken away
Who was the patriot that made the midnight ride to warn the colonists of British arrival?
What are the 3 most important unalienable rights?
- LifeLibertyPursuit of happiness
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