2) The War of Independence

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13 British Colonies Southern C.: Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland Middle C.: Delaware, NY, NJ, Pennsylvania New C.: Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine
Colonialism: Profits for Britain Resources: fur, tobacco, rice Taxes and duties: tea act, stamp act Power
Development of Diversity political: crown colony and privatly controlled colonies (Pennsylvania) economic: farming (tabacco, plantations), trade-based economy religious: Anglicans, Protestants, catholics, Quaker ethnic: english, Irish, Jews, African, NA lifestyle: frontier settlers, plantation "nobility", urban bourgeoise
developing sovereignity Development of: - local political institutions - independent economy (trade, smuggling, slaves) - aristoracy (plantation owner) - colonial defense - american identity -interlectual elite
The Albany Congress 1750s Iroquois support against other Natives and French (defense)
the Albany plan of Union influenced by Iroquois confederancy envisioned as a union of the Northern Colonies enacted by the parliament colonial gov elect a grand council british gov establish a President General
French and Indian War Washington leads troops + Iroquois against French to protect Ohio Company Result: Treaty of Paris - France lost power in NA
Stamp Act Congress discussing the response of stamp act call for boycott of british goods (sons of liberty)
Sons of liberty - Rebells or Patriots 1770 Boston Massacre 1773 Tea Act 1773 Boston Tea Party
First Continental Congress discussing "Intolerable Acts " called for another congress
Second Continental Congress preparing Revolution armee currency
American War of Independence 1775-1783 July 2, 1776 Decleration of Independence