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15 Cards in this Set

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Unalienable right
a right that CANNOT be taken away
British legislative body of government
Why did England tax the colonies?
to help with the maintaintaining
of English/British troop in the colonies
Who said People have natural rights to life, liberty and property?
John Locke
John Locke said
government is created to protect the rights of people
What was one reason the colonist were dissatisfied with England?
They had NO REPRESENTATION in Parliment
Proclomation of 1763
the colonist could NOT move west of the Appalachian mountains
Declaration of Independence says...
people have the unalienable rights to life, liberty and the putsuit of happiness
Declaration of Independence says...
government derives its power from people
What do people have the right and duty to do if a government violates their rights?
Change it.
England increased its control over the colonies because...
it wanted to remain a world power.
King George III
-King of England during the war
Lord Cornwallis
-British general
-surrendered at Yorktown
John Adams
-advocate (spoke or voice) for independence
George Washington
-commander of the Continental army ( colonists)