i need help with my us history homework please !!

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1. Analyze the reasons for escalating anti-British sentiment in the American colonies during the prewar decade from 1765 to 1775.

2. Was the First or the Second Continental Congress more significant in the years leading up to the Revolutionary War?

3. What were non-importation agreements and the boycott? Which had a greater effect on American-British relations?

4. Explain how three of the following altered Americans’ perceptions of Britain during the years 1763 to 1775. Which affected colonists the most and why? a) the French and Indian War b) virtual representation c) Samuel Adams d) the Declaratory Act e) the boycott of British goods f) Thomas Paine

5. Compare and contrast Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence with Thomas Paine’s pamphlet “Common Sense.” Which had the greater effect on revolutionary America? Use specific examples to support your argument.

6. How did the Anti-Federalists help shape the United States?

7. Did the “elastic clause” justify acts such as Hamilton’s excise tax and Bank of the United States or Jefferson’s Louisiana Purchase?

8. How would you characterize Anglo-British relations in the years after independence?

9. Describe how three of the following affected the formation of the federal government: a) Marbury v. Madison b) the Louisiana Purchase c) the Bank of the United States d) the Alien and Sedition Acts

10. Was the Constitution written to be a self-consciously landmark document or was it simply a compilation of compromises? Support your argument.

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