Nathaniel Bacon: a Virginia colonist who is famously known as the instigator of Bacon's rebellion. He led an army of hundreds of men to go against governor Berkeley. The point was to get Indians to be pushed out or be executed, lift taxation, and change the form of government. The result was a new administration of the Virginia colony and the demand for slave force.
Thomas Paine: An immigrant from England to Philadelphia who wrote a pamphlet titled "Common Sense". In his pamphlet, he encouraged the colonists to separate from the British empire. His writing was easy to comprehend and very influential. Six months after the appearance of "Common Sense", the Second Continental Congress cut ties with Great Britain.
Tea Act: The East India Company got a lot of tea to sell in British which the merchants, bankers have invested have in stock. But the company was collapsing so the British government decide in order to help the company they should sale the tea in North America, also to put taxes just to ship the tea to North America. The colonists didn't like that so they smuggle the tea so they don't have to pay taxes and don't want to make the British think they have the right to put taxes on them.
Shay's Rebellion:Was a protest in 1787 by American farmers against the state and law enforcement of tax collections and judgement for debt. high taxes almost caused farmers to loose their farms.
Anne Hutchinson- Was seen as a threat to the Puritan establishment mainly because she was a woman and women didn't have a major role on society like the men did. She gathered roughly 60-80 men and women on a weekly basis for meetings. Hutchinson thought that salvation was God's gift to elect and could not be earned by good works or devotional practices. She believed in predestination and argued that many of the clergymen weren't among the elect which therefore couldn't be entitled to spiritual authority. The was a threat to Puritan order.
Missouri Compromise (1819-21): Written by Henry Clay, It was where the state of Missouri was split between a slave state and a free state. Tradition of equal number of slave states to free states. Slave states had extra power in politics due to 3/5 clause.
Colonists view of British government's role: Colonist had a negative view of the British government's role, because they felt as if it had too much power.
Tea Act: The East India Company got a lot of tea to sell in British which the merchants, bankers have invested have in stock. But the company was collapsing so the British government decide in order to help the company they should sale the tea in North America, also make the colonists to pay taxes in order to have the tea. The colonists didn't like that so they smuggle the tea so they don't have to pay taxes and don't want to make the British think they have the right to put taxes on them.
Boston Tea Party: On Dec 16, 1773, the Sons of Liberty dressed as Indians and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the Boston Harbor to protest the Tea Act of 1773.
Enclosure Movement: In the 16th and 17th century of England, landlords introduced crop rotation and raised sheep for profit, but this meant that small farmers' land was taken away. During the time, the unemployed were forced to take any job or hanged and whipped or encouraged to move to the New World (Foner 42).
Slave Code 1705: slaves were property, completely subject to the will of their masters and, more generally, of the white community. Virginia went from a "society with slaves" to a "slave society". The colonists became more dependent on slaves for labor forces.
Battle of Bunker Hill: First major battle of the Revolutionary War; took place nearby Breed's Hill, Massachusetts, on June 17, 1775
Battle of Bunker Hill: This battle took place in June 1775, it initiated the war between the British and the American colonists because the British suffered heavy casualties of 1,000 people but ended up winning the battle. -Deja
Alexander Hamilton's Plan: Hamiltons plan was to create a financial system, in which the first bank is created.
Thomas Larkin: He served as the first and only United States Consul, 1844-1848, and as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1849. -Christina
Tariff of Abominations: a protective tariff passed by the Congress of the United States on May 19, 1828, designed to protect industry in the Northern United States. -Jewel
Philadelphia convention- also known as the constitutional conventions was held in Philadelphia in 1787 It was intended to revise the Articles of confederation, however they soon realized there was no going back so decided ti scratch the Articles of Confederation and come up with a new constitution. During this convention they discussed the Virginia and New Jersey plan as well as come up with the three fifths compromise.- Katlyn