Gov chapter 2 study guide p2

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Gov chapter 2 study guide p2
2013-09-11 18:21:43
Gov chapter study guide p2

Gov chapter 2 study guide p2
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  1. New England Confederation
    • -1643-­1681
    • -to protect against native American attacks
    • -failure
  2. Albany Plan
    • 1754
    • —Ben Franklin’s idea for a national gov’t
    • —failure
  3. Stamp Act Congress
    • -1754
    • —colonies unite for the first time
    • —success
  4. The Boston Massacre and Boston Tea Party led to the Revolution because the colonists want their independence
    and England is being tougher on them, which unites the colonies. When five colonists are shot and killed  by British troops in Boston, it is the beginning of the Revolution
  5. The Founders were the men who formed America in the very beginning. They were
    Samuel Adams, John Adams, Patrick Henry, George Washington, John Hancock, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson
  6. __________ wrote the Declaration of Independence and which was adopted on ____
    Thomas Jefferson ,July 4, 177
  7. The truths in the Declaration of Independence that are “self­evident” are that
    “All men are created equal and are  endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights."
  8. The three unalienable rights are
    “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”.
  9. The three ideas came out of the Declaration of Independence are:
    • -Unalienable rights ­
    • -consent of the governed  
    • -self ­determination