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- American Revolution : The political and military action of the American colonists who overthrew British control between 1763-1789.
- U.S. History : The history of the United States from the colonial era to the present.
- : Plan to unify the American colonies in defense against frontier attacks, proposed by Benjamin Franklin in 1754.
- : Legislation passed by British Parliament that taxed all legal documents, licenses, commercial contracts, newspapers, pamphlets, and playing cards in the American colonies.
- Townshend Act : Add brief definition or description
- Continental Congress : Add brief definition or description
- Declaration of Independence : Document formally declaring the independence of the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain, July 4, 1776.
- U.S. Constitutional Convention : Meeting of American states delegates in 1787 to develop a stronger government, created the U.S. Constitution.
- U.S. Constitution : Document that states the fundamental constitutional law of the United States of America.
- Treaty of Paris (1783) : Add brief definition or description
- University of Pennsylvania : Ivy League U.S. institution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- American Philosophical Society : Add brief definition or description
- Library Company of Philadelphia : Add brief definition or description
- Electricity : The flow or presence of electric charge; the flow of electricity is an important carrier of energy.
- Benjamin Rush : (1745 - 1813) American physician, educator, chemist, writer, and Founding Father who is known as the "Father of American Psychiatry."
- : Son of Benjamin Franklin, British loyalist, and colonial governor of New Jersey.
U.S. Founding Fathers
- John Adams : (1735-1826) An American Founding Father, diplomat, and the second President of the United States from 1797-1801.
- Thomas Jefferson : (1743-1826) Third President of the United States; author of the Declaration of Independence and the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom; father of the University of Virginia
- James Madison : (March 16, 1751 – June 28, 1836), An American politician, political theorist, Secretary of State, fourth President of the United States of America (1809–1817) and one of the most influential Founding Fathers of the United States.
- : (1745-1829) one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and the nation's first Chief Justice.
- George Washington : First President of the United States (1789-1797) and commander in chief of the Continental Army.
- Alexander Hamilton : (1757-1804) American politician, financier and political theorist who authored the Federalist Papers.