* 1764 The Sugar Act, Currency Act,
* 1765 Stamp Act (internal), Quartering Act, Sons’ of Liberty:
* 1767 The Townshend Act (external)
* 1770 Boston Massacre
* 1773 Tea Act, Tea Party
* 1774 Quebec Act “Intolerable Acts”
* First Continental Congress at Phil.
* 1775 Second Continental Congress at Phil.
* War began at the Battles of Lexington and Concord
* Fort Ticonderoga captured by Benedict Arnold (canons but a trader)
* June Congress established the Continental Army
* June George Washington, as commander
* July Second petition (the Olive Branch Petition)
* 1776 Paine publishes Common Sense
* Trenton attack during Christmas (German masonries)
* Declaration IDEALS and PRINCIPLES Social Contract Theory
* B Franklin, J. Adams, T. Jefferson, Roger Sherman, Robert Livingston
* 1777 Battle of Saratoga (5k British troops surrender to Gates)
* 1778 France alliance
* 1781 Articles of Confederation; Congress of the Confederation.
* 1782 UK starts to leave
* 1783 End of War/Treaty of Pairs
* 1786 Shays' Rebellion
* 1787 Phil. Constitution: Madison, Washington, Franklin, Alexander Hamilton
* Fed Papers AKA Publius James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay
* The Northwest Ordinance no slavery, land to gov.
* 1788 Hampshire 9th state to ratify Constitution
* (1st time public could vote on constitution)
* Congress puts the new Constitution into effect
* Senate- 6yr term House- 2yr term
* IMPLIED POWERS- able to pass laws, provide general welfare and defense
* Coup d’état (illegal overturn of the gov’t)
* Not mentioned:#of judges to supreme court (staff to the president)
* Political parties (had no regard to this manifestation).
* Constitution can be amended by 2/3 of congress and ¾ of the states.
* Bill of rights not part of Ori. DEC of IN [continues]
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