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Who is the author of Common sense`
Thomas Paine
Great Compromise
plan at tthe Constitutional Convention that settled the difference between large and small states
three-fifths compromise
agreement at the constitutional convention that three-fifths of the slaves in any states be counted in its population
Bill Of rights
list of freedoms that the government promiuses to protect
who wrote the Decleration of Independance
Thomas Jefferson
Stamp Act
law that place new duties on legal documents and taxed newspapers, almanacs, playing cards, and dice
Tea Act
law that let the British East India Company bypass tea merchants and sell directly to colonists
Townshend Acts
taxed goods such as glass paper paint lead and tea
Intolerable Acts
series of laws passed to punish boston for the Tea Party
Treaty of Paris
agreement between Britain and France that ended the French and Indian war
Battle of Bunker Hill
first major battle of the war( Revolution)
proved that the americans could fight bravely
Battle of Saratoga
turning point in the war
1777, the first major American Victory in the Revolution
Battles of Lexington and Concord
in 1775, conflicts between Massachusetts colonists and British soldiers that started the Revolutionary War,