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The American Revolution Jesse Brown
Chapter 3: <ul><li>Coercive Acts of 1774 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Started rebellion in America </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1775 </...
Chapter 4: <ul><li>1776 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Congressional resolution advising colonies to adopt new governments </li></u...
Chapter 5: <ul><li>1776 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>America throws off monarchy and becomes republican </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Th...
Paragraph <ul><li>The declaration of independence is written primarily by Thomas Jefferson, declaring Americas independenc...
Chapter 6: <ul><li>South suffers greatest post-war dramatics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lost tobacco markets, crops </li></ul><...
Chapter 7: <ul><li>1780’s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many Americans feared state legislators more than the governors </li></ul>...
Paragraph <ul><li>The American revolution transformed a distant government with a local one. Start of a system of laws cho...
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  1. 1. The American Revolution Jesse Brown
  2. 2. Chapter 3: <ul><li>Coercive Acts of 1774 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Started rebellion in America </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1775 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>British ready for military action </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Thomas Paine </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Called for American independence </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Colonies went from resistance to rebellion </li></ul>
  3. 3. Chapter 4: <ul><li>1776 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Congressional resolution advising colonies to adopt new governments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>John Adams </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ A democratic disposition is a contradiction in terms.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Articles of Confederation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A confederacy called “United States of America” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Main objective: independence from Britain </li></ul>
  4. 4. Chapter 5: <ul><li>1776 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>America throws off monarchy and becomes republican </li></ul></ul><ul><li>These new republics had: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Moral and social significance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Republics dependant on the virtues of the people </li></ul><ul><li>Republicanism promoted equality </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To be enlightened was to believe in the natural equality of men </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Paragraph <ul><li>The declaration of independence is written primarily by Thomas Jefferson, declaring Americas independence from Great Britain. No longer considered a part of the British Empire. Britain tries to stop America from their new Republic but fails to do so in attacks. Thomas Paine writes pamphlet, “common Sense” and tells British authorities to let America be independent. All men are created equal. The thirteen colonies instill their own separate governments. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Chapter 6: <ul><li>South suffers greatest post-war dramatics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lost tobacco markets, crops </li></ul></ul><ul><li>International trade lowers, trade abroad increases </li></ul><ul><li>The necessities of army created a new trade </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Soldiers needed clothes, food, arms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Since the states didn’t tax their citizens the US had to borrow for their war efforts. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Chapter 7: <ul><li>1780’s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many Americans feared state legislators more than the governors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Massachusetts constitution used as a model for other states to replicate </li></ul><ul><li>Constitution becomes immune from legislative tampering </li></ul><ul><li>Greater influence in authority and stability rather than a democracy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>James Madison </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Samuel Adams </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Paragraph <ul><li>The American revolution transformed a distant government with a local one. Start of a system of laws chosen by the people. America falls into a national debt to the French, and state governments. Abolishment of slavery in some northern states take place. </li></ul>
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