These revolutions followed the American and French Revolutions, which had profound effects on the Spanish, Portuguese and French colonies in the Americans. Simon Bolivar was an influence of the Latin American Revolution. His goals were to mold the former Spanish colonies of South America into a confederation just like the U.S. The Latin American War of Independence comprised numerous wars and conflicts which took place between 1808 - 1829. He fought against Spanish rule in 1811 with the inspiration of George Washington.
During one of these conventions, he introduced the Bill of Rights, breaking the existing deadlock. Hancock supported the Boston Tea Party, took part in boycotts on British imports following the Stamp Act of 1765, and refused to allow customs workers to search on of his ships in the Boston Harbor in 1768. These acts inspired other Patriots to follow suit. In 1775, General Gage received orders from England to arrest both Samuel Adams and John Hancock, who were known to be in the vicinity of Lexington.
This act is also linked to the Boston Massacre because it was the last act passed before this event. Declaratory Act The Declaratory Act was passed in 1766 by the Parliament following the repeal of the stamp act. It stated that the authority of the Crown in America was the same as in England and created almost complete Royal control of the government. This made the colonist very angry because they were protesting so much against the stamp act and then the English come in and pull this stuff! Quartering Act This act was part of the intolerable acts and was passed on June 2nd 1774.
KING GEORGE III REFUSED TO RECEIVE THE OLIVE BRANCH PETITION. EVEN THOUGH A MONTH EARLIER CONGRESSS HAD AUTHORIZED THE CREATION OF THE FIRST CONTINENTAL ARMY, AND HAD ISSUED PAPER MONEY TO PAY FOR THE TROOPS (DAVIDSONP-123). PARLAMENT HAD ORDERED ALL TRADE WITH THE COLONIES STOPPED, AND SEIZURE OF ALL COLONIAL MERCHANT SHIPS ON THE HIGH SEAS. ON JUNE 7TH VIRGINIA’S RICHARD HENRY LEE OFFERED A MOTION TO CONGRESS “THAT THESE UNITED COLONIES ARE, AND OF RIGHT OUGHT TO BE FREE AND INDEPENDENT STATES…AND THAT ALL POLITICAL CONNECTION BETWEEN THEM AND THE STATE OF GREAT BRITAIN, IS AND OUGHT TO BE TOTALLY DISSOLVED.” AFTER LEE’S MOTION, CONGRESS DECIDED TO DRAFT A DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. THE MAN, WHO WAS GIVEN THE JOB TO UNDERTAKE THE DRAFTING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, WAS A YOUNG 33 YEAR OLD PLANTER, AND LAWYER NAMED THOMAS JEFFERSON.
- Battle for Quebec was fought on the Plains of Abraham. - Around 1760 Spain entered the war on the side of France; William Pitt payed Prussians to ﬁght for Britain. When France lost and Spain was left holding the bag. WHen the negotiations of the treaties Britain asked for Florida from Spain in exchange for Cuba. *British also got the country of India* -1762: British forces invaded Cuba and took it over.
Berkeley was captured and Jamestown was burned in an effort to force the government to solve the Indian threat and other economic problems. The leader of the rebellion issued “Manifesto and Declaration of the People.” 24. The southern colonies regulated the status of slaves as real estate without the right to congregate or travel freely. In these _______________________, children born to a black woman were also slaves. 25.
Wendy Warner Intro to American Government William Schweers February 7, 2012 “Tea Party” The name “Tea Party” is a reference to the Boston Tea Party, a protest by colonists who objected to a British tax on tea in 1773 and demonstrated by dumping British tea taken from docked ships into the harbor. Some commentators have referred to the Tea in “Tea Party” as the backronym “Taxed Enough Already”. The Tea Party movement is a political movement in America aimed at clearly communicating to Washington its displeasure with government spending. The Tea Party movement has no central leadership, but is composed of a loose affiliation of national and local groups that determine their own platforms and agendas. The Tea Party movement has been cited as an example of grassroots political activity, although it has been described as an example of astroturfing.
The british, in response to the smuggling, set up a court without a jury present and the presumption was that the colonists were guilty. This caused widespread protest throughout the colonies. The following year the Currency Act of 1764 was enacted by the British Parliament, which extended the currency act of 1751 restricting the printing of paper money by the colonies of New England. The Act limited
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Bianca Rayford Dr. Verna Foster Harvey American Government, POLS 1101 Section O 6 October 2014 Valdosta mayor refuses to sign South Georgia Pride proclamation Gayle was elected mayor of Valdosta in November and took office in January 2012. He was told that the proclamation is focused on standing against bullying, hate crimes as well as affirming that the city of Valdosta is open to all people, including LGBT residents, and does not state anything about gay marriage. Former Mayor John Fretti signed the same proclamation the previous year. Mayor Gayle was told, “His personal beliefs shouldn’t be part of governing and he said that is what is wrong with government nowadays and he wasn’t having any part of it.” He was asked if he discriminated