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began his 60 year reign in 1760, was eager to recover the powers the crown had lost
law passed in 1765 by the British Parliment that imposed taxes on items such as newspapers and pamphlets in the American colonies; repealed in 1766
Virginia planter and soldier, participated in the Continental Congress to decide what action to take against Britain
from Virginia, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence
basic rule of the American system of government which asserts that the people are the source of any and all governmental power, and government can exist only with the consent of the governed
location where the British Army surrendered in the American Revolution
Treaty of Paris
peace treaty made final in 1783 that ended the American Revolution
James Madison & Benjamin Franklin
along with George Wahsington, met in secret to redraft the articles of the new constitution that established a government run by the people and for the people
government in which power is divided between the national,of ferderal, government and the states
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