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Parliament believed it had legal authority over the colonies to issue taxes. What did the colonists believe?
What is their local assemblies had legal authority to tax

100

Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
Who is Thomas Jefferson

100

Who is Lord Dunmore and why did he make the patriots angry?
Who is the last royal governor of Virginia. 1) Leading a war against the American Indians depleting Virginia's militia; 2)Ordering British soldiers to take all the gunpowder from the arsenal in Williamsburg; 3) writing a proclamation guaranteeing slaves their freedom if they joined his loyalist army.

100

What was the importance of the Battle of Great Bridge?
What is it was the first battle of the American Revolution fought in Virginia, forcing British colonial governor to leave Virginia

200

How did the colonists' ideas about government differ from those of the British parliament?
What is they disagreed over how the colonies should be governed - 1) Colonists believed their local assemblies had legal authority, not Parliament; 2) Colonists believed they should not be taxed because they had no representation in Parliament

200

Why is the Declaration of Independence an important document?
What is it states that authority to govern belongs to the people rather than to kings and that all people are created equal and have rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

200

Who spoke out against taxation without representation saying "give me liberty or give me death?"
Who is Patrick Henry