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Olive Branch Petition
This petition was a resort to avoid war with great britian.
It was in hope for the king to prevent future conflict with the colonies but failed.
It was adopted by the continential congress in july 1775 and got rejected by the king.
Prohibitory Act
It was establishe by the brittish for the generals rebellion.
this provided naval blockade against american ports and closed american oversea trade.
An apology from the rebels was all that was needed to stop this naval block.
Common Sense
A book written by Thomas Paine which played a part in the american revolution. It was meant to point out that it was the english crowns to blame for the treason and not just the specific parlimentary measures occuring.
Decleration of Independence
It said to Great Britian that the 13 colonies are no longer part of great britian.
It was mostly written by thomas jefferson and edited.
It states that the engish crown had violated all the "Natrual rights " as free men and provided background information on John Locke's Philosophy, a list of grivances, reason why thy secceded and an establishment for war.
Thomas Jefferson
One of the founding fathers of the united states of america. he mostly wrote the decleration of independence.
His work that was released on july 4th 1776, has encouraged patrioism and war against Great Brititan.
George Manson
Along with James Madison, he was " Father of the Bill of Rights", therefore he was also one of the founing father of the United states of america.
Continential Congress
Its the convention of deligates that eventually became the gioverning body of the 13 colonies during the American Revolution.
The first congress was in respone to the prohibotory avt, the second was for the articles of confederation.
Articles of Confederation
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George Washington
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Bunker Hill
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General Thomas Gage
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Hessians
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Lord Cornwallis
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Nathanial Greene
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John Adams
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John Jay
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Treaty of Paris 1783
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Women During War Time
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Abigail Adams
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Civic Virtue
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Ordinance of 1784
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Northwest Ordinance
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Shay's Rebellion
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