Learning Target 1: Basic information about the 13 colonies and the causes of the American Revolution Learning Target 1: And ideas that sparked the Revolution. Measurement Topic 1: The founding of a new nation. Location. Government of the 13 colonies.
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Learning Target 1: Basic information about the 13 colonies and the causes of the American Revolution
Learning Target 1: And ideas that sparked the Revolution
Taxes, taxes, and more taxes
13 colonist and British soldiers are facing off
Tensions between the two sides exploded
Someone shoots = everyone starts shooting
5 colonist were killed
British tried to make everything ok by repealing (doing away with) the Townshend Acts
=American Revolutionary War
Locke and Rousseau
Separation of power
Separate a governments power up to keep it from being corrupt
Why did the colonist think they could revolt???????
Declaration of Independence
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government,
Articles of Confederation
was not a good government
Meeting called to fix the American government