Wrote The American Crisis Wrote The Age of Reason James Madison 1787-1812 Father of the Constitution-1787 President during the war of 1812 Wrote the Federalist Papers Helped with the Bill of Rights Stamp Act 1765 One of the acts the British Parliament set on the American colonies that taxed all documents, paper, etc.
They used this act to help pay of the debt of the French- Indian War. Articles of Confederation 1781-1787 The representatives of the thirteen states agree to create a confederacy called the United States of America, in which each state maintains rights to govern except those sights specifically granted to Congress. Declaration of Independence A document, written by Thomas Jefferson, states the reasons the British colonies of North America sought independence from Great Britain in July of 1776.
Proclamation of 1763 1763 Issued by King George 3, it forbade American settlers from settling past a line drawn along the Appalachian Mountains. Albany Plan of Union 1754 Benjamin Franklins proposed plan of unifying the colonies. Common Sense A pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that inspired people in the Thirteen Colonies to declare and fight for independence from Great Britain.