American Revolution

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American Revolution by Mind Map: American Revolution

1. Enlightenment

1.1. Thomas Hobbes

1.1.1. Social Contract

1.1.2. Leviathan. The book in which he explained this theory

1.2. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

1.2.1. Government should be formed by the consent of the people

1.3. Baron de Montesquieu

1.3.1. Separation of Powers

1.3.2. Checks and balances

1.4. Voltaire

1.4.1. Freedom of speech

1.4.2. Freedom of religion

1.4.3. Freedom of expression

1.5. John Locke

1.5.1. Natural Rights

1.5.2. Two Treatises of Government

2. Creating a New Government

2.1. Virginia Plan

2.2. The Connecticut Plan

2.3. The New Jersey Plan

2.4. The Constitutional Convention

3. American Self-Goverment

3.1. Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

3.2. Mayflower Compact

3.3. House of Burgesses

3.3.1. First legislative assembly in the American colonies

3.4. Albany Plan of Union

3.4.1. Proposed by Benjamin Franklin

3.4.2. First proposal to unite the thirteen colonies

3.5. The Constitution of the United States

3.6. Virginia's Declaration of Rights

3.7. Virginia's Statute for Religious Freedom

3.8. Articles of Confederation

4. Founding Fathers

4.1. George Washington

4.2. John Adams

4.3. James Madison

4.4. Alexander Hamilton

4.5. Roger Sherman

5. Challenging Authority

5.1. The First Great Awakening

5.1.1. Jonathan Edwards

5.2. The Glorious Revolution

5.2.1. King James II overthrown by Parliament

6. British Taxation

6.1. George Grenville

6.1.1. Passed Stamp Act

6.2. Vice-Admiralty Court in Halifax

6.3. Stamp Act

6.3.1. Required printed materials to be printed on stamped paper

6.4. Sugar Act

7. American Responses

7.1. Stamp Act Congress

7.2. Sons of Liberty

7.3. Boston Tea Party

7.4. Declaration of Rights and Grievances

7.5. Non-importation Agreements

7.6. Revenue Act

7.7. Continental Association

7.8. Committees of Correspondence

7.9. Gaspee Affair

7.10. Olive Branch Petition

7.11. Suffolk Resolves

8. The U.S Government

8.1. The Senate

8.2. The House of Representatives

8.3. The Judicial Branch

8.4. The Legislative Branch

8.5. The Executive Branch

8.6. The President

9. Elements and types of government

9.1. Republic

9.2. Democracy

9.3. Mobocracy

9.4. Popular Soverignty

9.5. Census

9.6. Representation

9.7. Federalism

9.8. Bicameral Legislature

10. Issues of the New Government

10.1. Slavery

10.2. The Land Ordinance of 1785

10.3. Northwest Ordinance

10.4. Shay's Rebellion

10.5. Three-Fifths Compromise

11. British Policies

11.1. Mercantilism

11.2. French and Indian War

11.2.1. Led to British being the major power in NA

11.3. Proclamation of 1763

11.4. Declaratory Act

11.5. Townshend Act

11.6. Writs of Assistance

11.7. Tea Act

11.8. Quartering Act

11.9. Coercive/Intolerable Acts

11.10. Currency Act

12. Revolutionary Events

12.1. Boston Massacre

12.2. Siege of Boston

12.3. First Continental Congress

12.4. Battles of Lexington and Concord

12.4.1. First shots of the Revolutionary War

12.5. Common Sense

12.6. Second Continental Congress

12.7. Declaration of Independence

13. Political Parties and ideas

13.1. Anti-Federalists

13.2. The Federalist Papers

14. Rule of Law

14.1. English Bill of Rights 1689

14.2. Magna Carta

14.3. Salutary Neglect