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921 Boston Tea Party 1773 not called Boston Tea Party until 18203 more positive connotationpropaganda ll How Spinning Competitions and wearing homespun served important political purposes actively enlisted American Women in struggle against Britain dressing downquot in homespun helped the solidarity of the resistance by narrowing the visible gap between rich and poor the way people dressed was a judging point colonists distinguish themselves with dressing down to be different then England lll Questioning British Authority legit vs illegal legitimate Auth trade regulators royal governors veto acts by colonial illegitimate Auth taxation without representation denial of trial by jury English Opposition radical group believers a republic is best because safeguards liberty absolute powerprice of liberty 923 Key Words and Concepts Declaration of Independence How Revolutionary was the American Revolution Basic tenets of a republic fcn calpenodquot state constitutions property qualifications Articles of Confederation Ordinance of 1784 Land Ordinance of 1785 Northwest Ordinance of 1787 Shay s Rebellion Federal vs States Rights Constitutional Convention All men are created equal reality or not Jefferson Adams Ben Frank Robert Sherman Robert Livingston Academy of Fine Arts LA purchase steamboats I Declaration of Independence firmly grounded on natural rights due to all people put equality at the center of the new nation s identity which set the groundwork for a debate that would continue over the next 2 centuries ll How did Colonists defeat Britain they allied with France decided British Force people who had been neutral grew to favor the reduction because of abuses perpetuated but British soldiers chose to lose expensive India more valuable dominate colonies economically Ill Loyalism in the Colonies 1783 British evacuate most of colonies IV What Happened to the Other Third 13 of colonists were loyalists where did they go what happened to propertyauctioned off colonies agrees to pay repremations Did they leaveif so where How were pro indepence colonists depicted as British V Revolution instance of great change or alteration in affairs or in some particular thing a complete overthrow of the established gov t any country or state by those who were previously subject to it a forcible substitution of a new ruler or form of gov t VI French vs American Revolution French monarch executedartisocracy and elites were attacked and executed massive attack on wealth religious American elites were the ones who pushed and came out with more power did not involve same kind of redistribution of wealth religion does not play a significant role VII Revolution vs War of Independence change overtime is important to consider yessocial effects most significant changes have to do with ideology of republicanism which helped to break down distinctions between different levels of society VIII Revolution legal effects ideas expressed in the Declaration of Independence began to be interpreted very broadly debate on slavery in republic debate on women in republic political American Revolution involved a major change from monarchy to a republic IX 5 Basic Tenants of Republicanism All men are created equal all men have inalienable rights to life liberty and pursuit of happiness gov t exists to protect these rights gov t derives its power and authority from people it governs it is the right or duty of the governed to abolish or alter an oppressive gov t X The Critical Periodquot 17831787 17831812 depending on how you view it period of testing new republic make it through this period nation will last Key Words and Concepts Constitutional Convention Virginia Plan 35 Compromise Federal vs AntiFederalist Debate State Rights Bill of Rights Ratification fo Constitution Political factions vs political parties Hamilton s reports on public credit national bank and manufactures Whiskey rebellion Mixed Economy vs agrarian republic yeoman farmers Strict interpretationquot vs loose interpretationquot elastic clause first political parties Federalists vs Democratic Republicans Alien amp Sedation Acts VI VII Virginia Plan James Madison national republic national executive house congress national judiciary balanced gov shift toward federal power Federalists led by Madison proconstitution AntiFederalists led by Patrick Henry against constitution Constitution undermined mocked achievements reintroduced elements of monarchy constitution had no bill of rights Alexander Hamilton s Plan Congress needs to create National Bank National debt repaying as a face value assuming all state debts levy on excise tax on whiskey encourage manufacturing by enacting protective tariffs Strict vs Loose Strict no between the lines not specified in the document not happening Loose Necessary and proper may create lars relied on elastic clause Thomas Jefferson and Hamilton hate each other Philosophical Disagreements among the Federalists that help to create Political Parties loosely or wordforword what kind of economy citizenship be based on selfinterest or based on virtue sacrifice of all or public good