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COMMITEES OF CORESSPONDENCE
FIRST ESTABLISHED IN BOSTON IN 1772 - BECAME A WAY FOR THE COLONIES TO STATE AND COMMUNICATE THEIR GRIEVANCES AGAINST GREAT BRITAIN
CRITICAL PERIOD
TERM USED BY HISTORIANS TO DESCRIBE THE UNITED STATES UNDER THE ARTILCES OF CONFEDERATION
DIRECT TAX
BRITISH-IMPOSED TAX DIRECTLY ON THE COLONIES THAT WAS INTENDED TO RAISE REVENUE; THE STAMP ACT WAS THE FIRST ATTEMPT BY PARLIAMENT TO IMPOSE A DIRECT TAX ON THE COLONIES
ENLIGHTENMENT
A EUROPEAN INTELLECTUAL MOVEMENT THAT STRESSED THE USE OF HUMAN REASON
INDIRECT TAX
A MEASURE THAT RAISED REVENUE THROUGH THE REGULATION OF TRADE; SUGAR ACT IS AN EXAMPLE
LOYALISTS/TORIES
AMERICANS WHO REMAINED LOYAL TO GREAT BRITAIN DURING THE REVOLUTION
NATURAL RIGHTS
RIGHTS THAT TH ENLIGHTENMENT AND JEFFERSON'S DECLARTION SAW AS INHERENT FOR ALL HUMANS AND THAT GOVERNMENT IS NOT JUSTIFIED IN VIOLATION
NON-IMPORTATION AGREEMENTS
A FORM OF PROTEST AGAINST BRITISH POLICIES; COLOnial MERCHANTS REFUSED TO IMPORT BRITISH GOODS
VIRTUAL REPRESENTATION
THE BRITISH ARGUMENT THAT THE AMERICA COLONIES WERE REPRESENTED IN PARLIAMENT, SINCE THE MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT REPRESENTED ALL ENGLISHMEN IN THE EMPIRE
WHIG IDEALOGY
IDEA THE CONCENTRATED POWER LEADS TO CORRUPTION AND TYRANNY; EMPHASIS ON BALANCED GOVT. WHERE LEGISLATURES CHECK THE POWER OF THE EXECUTIVE
WRITS OF ASSISTANCE
GENERAL SEARCH WARRANTS EMPLOYED BY BRITAIN IN AN EFFORT TO PREVENT SMUGGLIN IN THE AMERICAN COLONIES
NO TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION
THE ASSERTION THAT GREAT BRITAIN HAD NO RIGHT TO TAX THE AMERICAN COLONIES AS LONG AS THEY DID NOT HAVE THEIR OWN REPS. IN THE BRIT PARLIAMENT