Gov chapter 2 study guide p2
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New England Confederation
- -to protect against native American attacks
- —Ben Franklin’s idea for a national gov’t
Stamp Act Congress
- —colonies unite for the first time
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
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
__________ wrote the Declaration of Independence and which was adopted on ____
Thomas Jefferson ,July 4, 177
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."
The three unalienable rights are
“life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”.
The three ideas came out of the Declaration of Independence are:
- -Unalienable rights
- -consent of the governed
- -self determination
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