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1754-1783: Government and Politics

1754-1783: Chapter Six: Government and Politics

by ROBERT J. ALLISON

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 152

OVERVIEW 161

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

The Albany Conference 165

Continental Congress 166

Continental Congress: Who and Where 168

Declaration of Independence 170

Hutchinson-Whately Letters 173

Inside the Smoke-Filled Room 176

Massachusetts Government 177

Pennsylvania Government 179

Stamp Act 181

Sugar Act 182

Tea Act 183

HEADLINE MAKERS

Samuel Adams 185

Silas Deane 187

Joseph Galloway 189

Thomas Hutchinson 190

George Mason 192

Thomas Paine 194

PUBLICATIONS 196

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