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World History: American Revolution

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An agreement where people give up some rights and agree to limiting power of laws and government to have a stable society.
Patriot lawyer that successfully defended British soldiers charged in the Boston Massacre
Incident that killed 5 colonists in 1770 but gave a big propaganda victory to patriots.
Division of government power between national, state, and local levels.
Enlightenment thinker that proposed a separation of powers of the government to prevent absolute rulers.
An economic system that promoted a positive trade balance at the expense of colonies.
Established each branch of government as co-equal branches.
A series of taxes on paper, lead, glass .
The first battle of what would become the American Revolution.
Free speech advocate of the Enlightenment
City where colonists dumped crates of tea into the harbor to protest tax on tea
A ruler who uses power unjustly.
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Closed port of Boston in response to the boston tea party
Weak first government that gave no real power to the national government and provided for no single executive.
First 10 amendments of the US Constitutions which protected the rights of the people from their government. Without these amendments, the Constitution would not have been ratified.
Expensive "world war" known in North America as the French and Indian War. After the war, the British wanted the colonies to pay for the British troops stationed in North America
African American sailor killed in the Boston Massacre
Law passed by British Parliament in 1765 forcing the colonists to pay a tax on all paper product by requiring a stamp or watermark on all paper used in colonies.
Enlightenment thinker that brought in the idea that the accused have rights and torture should be illegal
Promoted direct democracy and elimination of nobility and class distinctions.
Enlightenment thinker that inspired limited government power.