Midterm Questions: The English Bill Of Rights

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MY TRUONG Midterm exam- HIS170 Part One: 1. The English Bill of Rights (1689):
The English Bill of Rights established that Englishmen had inalienable civil and political rights that must upheld. It limited the power of the monarch and created separation of power. Within the English Bill of Rights, freedom of speech was also protected in Parliaments. The Bill declared a standarding army in time of peace, stopped them from imposing fines or punishment without trial.
2. Thomas Paine: He is an English- born American political activist, philosopher, political theorist and revolutionary. He was born in February 9, 1737 and died on June 8, 1809. He is one of the founding father of the U.S. and authored the most influential pamphlets at the of the American Revolution and inspired rebels to declare independence from Britain. He migrated to the British American colonies in 1774, and published Common Sense on January 1776 and many theories of his pamphlet series.
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The Son of Liberty: It was an organization that was created in the Thirteen American Colonies. It was formed to protect the right of the colonists such as newspapers, legal documents, taxed. It also was a formal underground organization with recognized members and leaders and most likely organized in 1765.
4. The Boston Massacre (1770): It was a street fight which occured on March 5, 1770 between a patriot and a squad of British soldiers, some colonists were killed and the news about the Boston Massacre quickly spread out. The British soldiers had been billeted in Boston since October 1768 to protect and support crown-appointed colonial officials. After firing into the crowd without order, five people were killed and others were wounded.
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