Writings of that time are of a big value today, as they help us understand life models and moods of postwar Americans.
Every male citizen had a voice in the town meeting. The First Abolition: Prior to the American Revolution, every New World colony, British or otherwise, legally sanctioned slavery, and nearly every colony counted enslaved people among its population.
He was Catholic and drew up a charter allowing the establishment of churches of all religions.
The first two involved British efforts to impose new taxes on the colonists, provoking colonial protests and resistance. Colonial objections to the Tea Act can be puzzling, because the act itself did not directly tax the colonists.
As a result of the Revolution, the five other southern states and New York disestablished the Anglican Church.
The territory was then divided into five colonies, each with its own administration: Canada, Acadia, Hudson Bay, Newfoundland Plaisanceand Louisiana. German farmers, mostly from the Rhine region, settled in the countryside of Pennsylvania, establishing prosperous farms and the industries of weaving, shoemaking, and cabinetmaking.