Anne Hutchinson:

Anne Hutchinson was born in England in the year 1591, but eventually followed a Puritan leader named John Cotton to the Massachusetts bay colony in 1634. She was later exiled from the colony after publicly supporting her husband and brother-in-law. It was called the antinomian controversy, she held biweekly meetings in her home, speaking of the spirit-centered theology which centered around John Cotton, although he essentially received a “slap on the wrist” Anne Hutchinson was exiled from the colony, and later died due to an Indian massacre in 1643.

Alexia Consolato- The Boston Massacre was an event that happened on March 5th, 1770. The british army soldiers were shot and killed people while under attack. Americans got upset because the british instituted a number of new taxes on the American colonies. This event took place at the province of the Massachusetts Bay. This event was significant because America was beginning to take steps to further decide themselves against royal authority.

Samantha Dees- Encomienda comes from a spanish background a word meaning “commission.” This was a grant that is awarded to soldiers, officers, and conquistadors to gain control of the indians land. This system was presented in 1503 to meet the needs of the colonists in the early mining economy. This system was created to control and regulate American Indian labor and behavior during the colonization of America. Two conquistadors during this time who received this grant were De Las Casas and Cortes.

Dobie Thyssen- The Boston Tea Party happened in December of 1773. Americans dressed up as Indians and threw $4 million dollars worth of tea into the Boston Harbor. This resulted in the Boston harbor being shutdown, more British troops stationed in Boston, and the shutdown of the Massachusetts Colonial Legislative. This made the Americans even more upset with England and add fuel to the revolution.

Savannah- John Locke was born in 1632, he was a very well known many people say that he was an influential philosopher, he argued that governments depend on consent of the governed. John Locke attacked the Devine Right doctrine. He believed that people had the natural right to hold or own property, and it could not be taken away from them without giving consent. By John Locke having these arguments, he helped set a foundation for the Enlightenment.

Jordan Upshaw- The battle of bunker Hill happened on June 1775 in the early revolutionary war. the Americans loss in the defeat to the British army Massachusetts. and despite the loss of the Americans the battle gave them confidence in the war because of the British casualties.

Ariana Cuellar- The intolerable acts of 1774 was the British Parliament's response to the British Tea Party. The British Tea Party was the act of throwing barrels of tea off of a ship destroying profits. The British parliament placed certain laws in order to make up for the lost revenue. It was a way for them to punish the American colonies.

Ava- The colonists were unhappy with the British government's role. With the Stamp Act passed in 1765, and the Townsend Act in 1767, colonists were being forced to pay taxes on imported goods and taxes on all papers. This upset the colonists as they felt their rights were being violated and their concerns going unheard.

Jordan Green- The intolerable acts was a set of laws put in place by the British government. American citizens were throwing tea out of boats into the harbor as a form of protest. the British response was to close down the harbor until repayments for the destroyed tea was paid by the offenders. Since the colonists were already used to self rule they took offense to this and is a major factor in the revolutionary war.