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Stepping Into the Spotlight

Tension and conflict between the British, French and Native tribes was an ongoing situation on the North American continent. In 1750, Governor George Clinton of New York wrote to Governor Spenser Phips of Massachusetts to propose a meeting of all the colonial governors and the Six Nations of Indians (Iroquois) to be held in Albany.  464 more words


Albany Plan of Union

The Albany Plan of Union was a proposal to create a unified government for the Thirteen Colonies, suggested by Benjamin Franklin, then a senior leader of 48 and a delegate from Pennsylvania, at the Albany Congress in July 1754 in Albany, New York. 122 more words


American Revolution

During 17th to 19th century, there arose movements in different parts of Europe to overthrow the existing political systems. The first successful revolution which overthrew the autocratic monarchy took place in England in the 17th century.  987 more words