History - Revolutionary War

  1. What were Great Britain's resons for trying to keep control over the colonies?
    Great Britain desired to remain a world power
  2. List the sources of colonial dissatisfaction.
    • Colonies had no representation in parliament
    • Some colonists resented power of colonial governors
    • Great Britain wanted strict control over colonial legislatures
    • Colonies opposed taxes
    • The Proclamation of 1763, which followed the French and Indian War
    • Restricted western movement of settlers
  3. Key philosophies in the Declaration of Independence were based on ideas first expressed by who?
    European philosophers
  4. What are unalienable rights?
    Rights that cannot be taken away
  5. Who was the patriot that made the midnight ride to warn the colonists of British arrival?
    Paul Revere
  6. What are the 3 most important unalienable rights?
    • Life
    • Liberty
    • Pursuit of happiness
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History - Revolutionary War
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