The American Revolution By: Adam Clark

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1. Philosophers

1.1. John Locke

1.1.1. Natural/Human Rights

1.1.2. Social Contract

1.1.3. Government/Leaders protect people

1.2. Thomas Hobbes

1.2.1. Equality for all men

1.3. Voltaire

1.3.1. Freedom of Speech

1.4. Baron de Montesquieu

1.4.1. Separation of Government (into multiple branches)

1.5. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

1.5.1. Social Freedom

2. Challenging Authority

2.1. The First Great Awakening

2.2. The Glourious Revolution

3. Early American Self-Government

3.1. The Mayflower Compact

3.2. Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

3.3. House of Burgesses

3.4. Albany Plan of Union

4. Rule of Law

4.1. Magna Carta

4.2. English Bill of Rights

4.3. Salutary Neglect

5. British Taxation

5.1. George Grenville

5.2. Vice-Admonitory Court of Halifiax

5.3. Stamp Act

5.4. Sugar Act

6. American Responses

6.1. Stamp Act Congress

6.2. Sons of Liberty

6.3. Boston Tea Party

6.4. Declaration of Rights and Grievances

6.5. Non-importation Agreements

6.6. Revenue Act

6.7. Continental Association

6.8. Committees of Correspondence

6.9. Gaspee Affair

6.10. Olive Branch Petition

6.11. Suffolk Resolves

7. British Polices

7.1. Mercantilism

7.2. French and Indian War

7.3. Proclamation of 1763

7.4. Declaratory Act

7.5. Townshend Acts

7.6. Writs of Assistance

7.7. Quartering Act

7.8. Tea Act

7.9. Coercive/Intolerable Acts

7.10. Currency Act

8. Revolutionary Events

8.1. Boston Massacre

8.2. Siege of Boston

8.3. First Continental Congress

8.4. Battles of Lexington and Concord

8.5. Second Continental Congress

8.6. Common Sense

8.7. Declaration of Independence

9. Why?