THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

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1 What was the Boston Tea party ?

2 Describe what happened at this event - be specific

3 What were the Intolerable acts ? Briefly describe each one

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Go to the" Stamp Act " link

4 What was the Stamp Act and how did the colonists react to it ?

 

 

 

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Go to the 'Common sense and Independance" link

 

5 Briefly explain the main ideas contained in the Declaration of Indepedance

6 Describe "Common Sense "

7 What ideas did Jefferson draw upon in the Declaration of Independance ? Give specific examples

 
 

 

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Go to the Articles of Confederation link

What were the Articles of Confederation and what were the weaknesses of this document ?

 

 

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go to the constitutional convention link

9 What two powers had to be reconciled at the Constitutional Convention and how was this done ? Be specific