Important Treaties and Acts of Early America

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Taxed goods that were most commonly consumed by the colonists (tobacco, paper, silk, glass, etc.)
Colonists in the Albany Congress sent this to the king of England in an attempt to regulate taxes, trade and domestic affairs, and create a presidency and new legislature
Issued by John Adams, stated that the government was allowed to deport foreigners if they didn't register themselves with the federal government
Written by Thomas Jefferson, reinforced the natural rights of the colonists
Issued by Thomas Jefferson, barred trade with only England and France
Declared unconstitutional during the Marbury v. Madison Supreme Court case
Proposed the bicameral system and introduced the idea that slaves would count for 3/5 of a person
Stated that British king had the same authority in colony governments, and could make or repeal laws 'in all cases whatsoever'
Prohibited colonists from expanding west of the Appalachians in order to prevent warfare with the Native Americans
Required that colonists provided basic needs of the soldiers during and after the French-Indian War
United States gained the right of deposit for the Mississippi River from Spain
Placed tariffs on sugar, coffee, and other imported goods in order to prevent smuggling
Taxed the colonists 6 pence per gallon on molasses imports from non-British colonies
Ended the War of 1812, did not issue any land out to either the US or England
Created an entangling alliance between the French, Spanish, and the colonies
Issued by John Adams, stated that people couldn't print anything false or malicious about the government in newspapers
Sent to the king from Continental Congress and denounced everything that the king was doing wrong
Regulated paper money issued by the colonies in order to prevent inflation of the British currency system
Issued by Thomas Jefferson, barred US goods from being traded into Europe
Issued by John Adams and sponsored by Kentucky and Virginia, stated that laws could be nullified if the states didn't agree with them
Favored large states (representation through population), took power away from states, proposed by James Madison
Established fair trade between France and the colonies
Ended fighting between the colonists and the Native Americans that continued after the Revolutionary War
Stated that 5,000 people were required in order to create a territory, 60,000 people were required to create a state, and slavery was banned north of the Ohio River
Issued by John Adams, changed the citizenship requirements from 5 years in the country to 14 years
Closed harbor until restitution was made for Boston Tea Party (Boston Port Bill), Reduced Massachusetts to being controlled by the king (Massachusetts Governor Act), British offici
United States received the title of 'most favored nation state', and linked the United States and Britain through trade
Limited search and seizure rights of the colonists, allowed British government to search homes without warrants
Stated that all goods had to be traded on British ships and that trading with other countries was prohibited
Favored smaller states (balanced representation), proposed by William Patterson
Included 82 articles, created independence for the United States (gained land from Atlantic to Mississippi River), removed the alliance with France
Taxed legal documents
Required that colonists only bought tea from the East India Company and reduced tea taxes

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