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Date of the end of The Seven Years War
1763
Date of The Proclamation Line
1763
Date of the Sugar Act
1764
Date of the Stamp Act
1765
Date of the Quartering Act
1765
Date of the Stamp Act Congress
1765
Date of the Declaratory Act
1766
Date of the Townshend Acts
1767
Who wrote "Letters from a Pennsylvania Farmer" and when was it published?
John Dickenson, 1767/8
Date of Boston's Non-Importation Agreement
1768
Date of the Virginia Resolves
1769
Date of the Tea Act
1770
Date of the Boston Massacre
1770
Date of the Boston Tea Party
1773
Date of the Intolerable Acts/Quebec Act
1774
Date of the First Continental Congress
1774
Date of the Battles of Lexington and Concord
1775
Date of the Battle of Bunker Hill
1775
Date of the Dunmore Rebellion
1775
Date of the Second Continental Congress
1775
Who wrote "Common Sense" and when was it published?
Thomas Paine, 1775/6
Date of the Declaration of Independence
1776
Date the Articles of Confederation were drawn up
1776
Date the Articles of Confederation were ratified
1781
Date of the Battle of Saratoga
1777
Date of the winter at Valley Forge
1777
Year that France recognized the US as a nation
1778
Date of the Philipsburg Proclamation
1779
Date of the Battle of Yorktown
1781
Date of the Newburgh Incident
1782
Date of the Treaty of Paris
1783
Who wrote "Notes on the State of Virginia" and when was it published?
Thomas Jefferson, 1784
What year was the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom drawn up and passed?
1786
What year was the US Constitution drawn up?
1787
What year was the US Constitution ratified?
1788
When was the Bill of Rights ratified?
1791
Who was the leader of the Continental Army?
George Washington
Who was the Patriot General at the Battle of Saratoga?
Horatio Gates
Who was the British General defeated at the Battle of Saratoga?
John Burgoyne
Who was the female black poet who did not openly oppose slavery but was against it?
Phyllis Wheatly
Who was the British Prime Minister during the Stamp Act?
George Grenville
Who was Joseph Brant?
A Mohawk Chieftain who attended Dartmouth College, became an Anglican missionary and had a commission in the British Army.
Name the Mohawk Chieftain who attended Dartmouth College, became an Anglican missionary, and had a commission in the British Army.
Joseph Brant
Who was George Washington?
Leader of the Continental Army
Who was Horatio Gates?
Patriot General at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777.
Who was John Burgoyne?
British General who was defeated at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777.
Who was Phyllis Wheatley?
a free, female black poet who did not openly oppose slavery
Dates of James II's reign
1685-1688
Dates of George III's reign
1760-1821
Who was George III?
Hanoverian King of England from 1760-1821, spoke English and was an Anglican, ended the period of salutary neglect in the colonies
Who was James II
Catholic King of England from 1685-1688, allied with Louis XIV, interested in absolute monarchy
Who was William Johnson?
The British government's Indian supervisor, married to Mary Brant, Joseph Brant's sister.
Name of the British government's Indian supervisor who was married to Mary Brant, Joseph Brant's sister.
William Johnson
Who was Mary Brant?
Joseph Brant's sister and William Johnson's wife
Who was Thomas Paine?
Writer of "Common Sense" in 1775/6
Who wrote "Common Sense"?
Thomas Paine
Who was John Wilkes?
One of the first British radicals and a friend of America in Britain. Expelled from Parliament in 1768. Was an early supporter of universal male suffrage.
Who was Lord North?
Prime Minister of England from 1770-1782
Who was Prime Minister of England from 1770-1782?
Lord North
Who was Thomas Jefferson?
Author of the Declaration of Independence, prominent Virginia planter, slaveholder who advocated gradual abolition and manumission but not equality
Who was the author of the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
Who was Sally Hemmings?
Female slave owned by Thomas Jefferson, became his mistress after his wife's death, mother of Jefferson's children, whom he freed but never her
Who was Thomas Jefferson's mistress?
Sally Hemmings
Who was George II?
Hanoverian King of England from 1727-1760 during the time of salutary neglect of the colonies and the Jacobite Rebellion.
Who was King of England from 1727-1760?
George II
Who was Patrick Henry?
Virginian lawyer, patriot and orator. Member of the VA House of Burgesses and the Continental Congress. Said, "Give me liberty or give me death"
Who was the VA orator who said "Give me liberty or give me death"?
Patrick Henry
Who wrote about the omnipotence of Parliament and when?
Sir William Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England, (1765)
The Quebec Act was formulated by whom and when.
Parliament of Great Britain in 1774
What document is a list of grievances against the Crown?
The Declaration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson and the US Congress in 1776
The Articles of Confederation were written by whom and when?
US Congress, 1776
The Constitutional Convention completed the Constitution of the US when?
1787
The Constitution of the US was ratified when?
1788
Amendments 1-10 of the US Constitution are called what, and when were they ratified?
The Bill of Rights, 1791
Who wrote "A Dissertation on Slavery"?
St. George Tucker
What did St. George Tucker write?
"A Dissertation on Slavery"
Who wrote "Letters from a Man of Colour"?
James Fortin
What did James Fortin write?
"Letters from a Man of Colour"
Articles of Confederation
US Congress, 1776, ratified 1781
US Congress 1776, ratified 1781
Articles of Confederation
Commonwealth of Virginia
Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, 1786
Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, 1786
Commonwealth of Virginia
Constitutional Convention
Constitution of the US, 1787, ratified 1788
Constitution of the US
Constitutional Convention, 1787. ratified 1788
Who was William Pitt the elder?
Prime Minister of England from 1757-1761, a great Whig Patriot leader
Prime Minister of England from 1757-1761 and a great Whig Patriot leader...
William Pitt the elder
What three things make up the "unholy trinity"?
Standing armies, enlarged taxation, and heavy public debt.
What two things did all state constitutions have in common?
1.) Common aversion to strong presence of executive power.
2.) All had strong legislatures where most of the power resided.
What were the threats to republicanism?
1.) Apathy - lack of voters
2.) Charisma
3.) Not feeling like you make a difference
4.) Ignorance
5.) Commerce - consumer society - economy as a source of corruption
What was the date of the Somerset case?
1772
What was the date when Pontiacs Rebellion ended?
1766