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The Enduring Vision, Fifth Edition
Paul S. Boyer, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Clifford E. Clark, Jr., Carleton College
et al.
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Chapter 6: Securing Independence, Defining Nationhood, 1776-1788



After reading Chapter 6, you should be able to identify and explain the historical significance of each of the following:

Henry Knox

loyalists (Tories) versus patriots (Whigs)

Hessians

Marquis de Lafayette

General John Burgoyne, General Horatio Gates, and Saratoga

Frederick von Steuben

George Rogers Clark

Joseph Brant

Daniel Boone

Yorktown

John Adams, John Jay, Benjamin Franklin, and the Peace of Paris

"natural aristocracy"

Benjamin Banneker

Phillis Wheatley

Abigail Adams

Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom

the Articles of Confederation

Ordinance of 1785 and Northwest Ordinance of 1787

Continentals

Shays's Rebellion

Virginia Plan, New Jersey Plan, and Connecticut Compromise

checks and balances, functional separation of powers, and federalism

Federalists versus Antifederalists

John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and The Federalist papers


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