U.S Gov. chp.2 (2)

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U.S Gov. chp.2 (2)
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  1. The Boston Massacre
    • 3/5/1770
    • When five colonists are shot and killed by British troops in Boston, it is the beginning of the Revolution.
  2. The Boston Tea Party
    A political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston on 12/16/1773. The Americans disguised as Indians and destroyed the entire supply of tea sent by the East India Company. They threw the tea into the Boston Harbor
  3. The Founders
    • The men who formed America in the very beginning. 
    • Samuel Adams, John Adams, Patrick Henry, George Washington, John Hancock, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson
  4. Declaration of Independence
    Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence and which was adopted on July 4, 1776
  5. The truths in the Deceleration of Independence that are "self evident".
    • -That all men are created equal 
    • - We are endowed by our creator with certain unalienable rights
  6. The three unalienable rights
    “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”
  7. Consent of the governed
    The gov. can only do what the people allow it to do
  8. Self determination
    The people can choose their own gov.

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