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What led to the writing of the Declaration Of Independence and the Revolutionary War French and Indian War 0 Britain helped colonists defeat French in war 0 Britain needed money to pay for war expenses Taxed colonists restricted settlements and limited selfgovt Sugar Act and Stamp Act British taxed colonists on many of the goods coming into the colonies from other places British imposed taxes upon all paper products and stamped the item once the tax had been played Mijaxa m 70 1 c VVJ 11h M LL H pf5m atMMm 17l7 lonists react h Patrick Henry39s speech Sons and Daughters of Liberty Benjamin Franklin39s visit to Parliament Boston Massacre King George III passes the quotl ntolerable Actsquot The Royal Navy blockade39s the Boston Harbor 50 no colonial goods could be sent out until tea was paid for Colonists had tioquarter the British soldiers The King assigned British General Gage to be Massachusetts gyovern39or In response to Boston Tea Party lSt Continental Congress Intention To make peace with Britain 12 of 13 colonies Georgia stayed away Wrote a petition asking for cooperation and peace between the Kingparliament and the colonies Conflict at Lexington and Concord l a British General Gage learns W of hidden weapons in Concord Two lanterns hung in church tower to warn the British coming by quotseaquot Charles River Pau Revere and William Dawes make midnight ride to warn Minutemen of approaching British soldiers Second Continental Congress Representatives f brought money to help establish 1 the Continental Army ie pay soldiers buy guns bullets food and uniforms declaration I 17 an official statement independence 2 17 the freedom to govern on one s own Who was involved 0 Benjamin Franklin 0 John Adams 0 Robert R Livingston 0 Roger Sherman 0 Thomas Jefferson Where did it all take place This is a replica of the Graff house where Jefferson wrote the majority of the 1St draft of the Declaration of Independence The original building at this location was destroyed mm Thomas Je erson s Presidency 18011809 The Beginning I March 4 1801 I Thomas Jefferson is the first President inaugurated in the new capital city of Washington DC I He delivers his first inaugural address This address outlines What he feels are the essential principles of government I Essential of I equalandexactiustice mallmen I peace commerce and honest friendsl p with all nations I the support of state governmmm I the preservation of general govemment I punishment for those who choose to revolt I compliance with the decisions of the majority I of I a well disciplined milit n I honest payment of debm I a sound econamy I proper distdbutian of information I freedmn of religicn I freedom of the press Louisiana Purchase April 30 1803 I Robert Livingston amp James Monroe signed the Louisiana Purchase Treaty in Paris I The United States paid 15 million for the land roughly 4 cents per acre I The purchase added 82800 square miles of land west of the Mississippi to the United States I July 4 the Louisiana Purchase is publicly announced Original treaty can be found at http archivesgovexhibitsamericanorigin alsiVsectionslouisianapurchasetreatyhtml Maps of the Louisiana Purchase T a H M mum3m uxulguwm 5 IN IA 01M 21 mwmi h Ivan 3 my 7 h A Lgiv maggmqm jla Lr39w mvn v x L Lewis and Clark Expedition l January 18 1803 I Jefferson asks Congress for funds to explore the land west of the Mississippi I His goal is to nd a water route to the Paci c May 1804 I Meriwether Lewis and Wlulam depart on Map of Lewis and Clark s Route Original map can be found at httpwwwpbsorglewisandclarkarchivemaptrackbhtml jmam m Gng m 01 m m m Chmk Egg J3 lr5 111 5 s i310 mig mwd 39 W17 76 Q Lewis and Clark Expedition L Cmelniw Sm mam 7239 pr Swab 1 flaw hmd All rag gum I v hvp iu 39n x mil L mm m 1 Jlari r 1x w M e xm1um 7vv 1 i J l Jluuzl1I K K KA WA L39t4uyv abnu Minn human a wit 4 a ML 4 few Second Inaugural Address I Delivered on March 4 1805 l Stresses the importance of American neutrality in matters of foreign affairs l Outlines the Louisiana Purchase and the processes by which the original inhabitants of the land will become citizens of the United States I Stresses the importance of harmony amongst all inhabitants of America Embargo Act of 1807 l 1803 Renewal of the Napoleonic Wars between France and Great Britain I America was once again trapped between the two nations l Jefferson wanting to stay neutral proposed an embargo on all foreign trade I This was highly unsuccessful and devastated the American Economy l The Non Intercourse Act of 1809 was put in place to repeal the unsuccessful Embargo Act
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