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  • Colonies And England
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    Cause for Revolution On July 4th 1776, a committee, formed to draft a letter to the King of England, formally signed a document containing a list of demands and statements of position that ultimately started the Revolutionary War. This action was not popular with all the citizens of the colonies but the majority of the people were in favor of it and the cause prevailed. This declaration was a poke in the eye of England and forced them to try to put the colonies in their place and reestablish the...
  • Use Of Natural Images How
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    When did American Literature begin? -with the Native Americans Three dominant characteristics / themes of Native American Literature? 1. Relationship with the land 2. Belief in the Great Mani to 3. Use of natural images How did Columbus describe the New World? -astonishing, colorful, marvelous speed of the canoes, a paradise Identify: -Bay Psalm Book: first book published in America -mani to: spiritual forces -W alum Olu m: painted record -allusion: reference to something -concrete language: sho...
  • New England Idea Of Independence
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    Divided Thoughts on Independence The British colonies of North America took their beginnings in the early part of the sixteen hundreds. At that time Virginia and New England became the first regions to be settled by the English. It was the birth of America as a whole, but it also was the beginnings of two distinct ways of life. The colonies were founded on Independence, but from the start there were two completely different ideas of what that Independence was and what it would mean over time. Th...
  • Boston Massacre And The Quartering Act
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    BEFORE THE REVOLUTION Beginning in 1763 with the Proclamation of that year, Americans began to feel that a revolution would be justified if the Crown crossed the line and violated the rights that all men should have. England showed many examples of poor judgment in their management of the colonies that resulted in the citizens of America feeling that these rights were being oppressed and even denied. Events between 1763 and 1776, such as the Stamp Act, the Intolerable Act, the Boston Massacre, a...
  • Previous Rebellions Against England
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    For many years the colonists struggled because of their lack of unity. Unity was something that was very crucial for the colonists if they wanted to break away from England. The colonists needed to come together on common ground and unite because it was important for their survival, it would help to fulfill their desire for independence and it would help to support previous rebellions against England. All these things could be solved by coming together to work as one nation against their enemy. ...

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