Standard 8-2 AND 8-3. The student will demonstrate an understanding of the causes of the American Revolution and the beginnings of the new nation , with an emphasis on South Carolina’s role in the development of that nation . AND
The student will demonstrate an understanding of the causes of the American Revolution and the beginnings of the new nation, with an emphasis on South Carolina’s role in the development of that nation.
The student will demonstrate an understanding of South Carolina’s role in the development of the new national government.
France lost all land in North America
Spain lost control of FL
Indigo trading was expanded
The relationship with the colonies and England changed….
Britain had a lot of debt to pay off
2.) harass tax collectors
1. Elect ppl to go to the 1st Continental Congress ( another BIG TIME MEETING held in September in Philly…)
1st Continental Congress
1. Principals of equality
2. Natural rights of “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”
3. The purpose of government to secure rights
4. The right of people to change government when their natural rights are not being protected.
2. Continental Army
1. Red Coats
3. Lobster backs
Battles of Charlestown
The Battle of Cowpens
1.) a two-house legislature (the “Lower House” elected by the people, and the “Upper House” elected by the “Lower House”)
2.) The president (who was elecged by legislature) could veto laws.
3.) The Low Country had more representation in government than the back country.
1. Disagreements over trade
2. Disagreements over currency (money)
3. Disagreements over taxes
*both groups suffered economically as a result of the war**
1.) chose a strong president of the United States
2.) State representation will be based on population (under the “Virginia Plan”)
3.) Create a 3 branch government that would include a legislative, executive, and judicial branch. (also under the “Virginia Plan”)
4.) Slaves will be counted in population count (3/5 compromise…..slaves only counted as 3.5 of a person
5.) The Federal Government promised it would not tax exports or attempt to control slave trade for at least 20 years. (Commerce Compromise)
Legislative branch = congress.
Executive branch= president/vice president/ secretaries.
Judicial branch= court systems
RESULT= The National government would pay all the states debts IF the nation’s capital was moved to the bank of the Potomac River (Washington D.C.)
RESULT= George Washington sided with the Federalists and signed a bill to create a national bank.