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Ideas shaped by colonists' everyday experiences of life in colonial America

Gov't Alive Chapter 3.3
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Gail Zielinski

on 26 September 2016

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Transcript of Ideas shaped by colonists' everyday experiences of life in colonial America

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drew up (social) contract before landing. Agreed to obey just and equal laws enacted by reps.
First written framework for self-government in the colonies
after the war, Britain reversed
policy of"benign neglect" by
imposing new taxes and
restrictions on the colonies
Virginia House
of Burgesses 1619
Mayflower Compact 1620
Influences on the development of American Government (1619-1776)
first elected assembly in the colonies. Others soon followed. Reflects the belief in
self-government
.
An Example:
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French & Indian War 1763
Battles of Lexington
and Concord 1775

Declaration of
Independence 1776
Stamp Act 1765
Mass. militia troops clash with British
soldiers, marking the beginning of
the American Revolution. Revealed
tensions and armed conflict inevitable.
Thomas Paine's
"Common Sense" 1776 -
argues for independence

http://sunnylandsclassroom.org/Asset.aspx?id=12
http://videos.howstuffworks.com/discovery/29500-assignment-discovery-thomas-paine-video.htm
http://videos.howstuffworks.com/discovery/30138-assignment-discovery-thomas-paine-and-common-sense-video.htm

New England's first code of laws. Guaranteed certain
basic rights
to the colonists. 1641
Massachusetts
Body of Liberties
Fundamental Values found in the
Declaration of Independence
unalienable rights (life, liberty & pursuit of happiness)
equality
government derive their power from the consent of the governed(Popular Sovereignty)
right of revolution
As a result of Britain winning the French & Indian War, they wanted the colonists to help pay the cost to defend the new territory.
purpose of government
the King's violations (since the King violated the purpose of government)
we are revolting and establishing a new nation
Outline of the Declaration

The End!!
final break between colonies and Britain. Set forth vision for new kind of nation. Gov't formed to protect people's unalienable rights and gets its' power from the consent of the governed.
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