Why Did The Colonies Revolt Essays and Term Papers

  • Why Did the Peasants' Revolt in 1381?

    The Peasants' Revolt, Tyler’s Rebellion, or the Great Rising of 1381 was one of a number of popular revolts in late medieval Europe and is a major event in the history of England. The names of some of its leaders, John Ball, Wat Tyler and Jack Straw, are still familiar even though very little is actually...

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  • Why Did the American Colonists Revolt?

    fair amount of mutual misunderstanding as well. The British colonies had been around for 150 years in the 1760s - Virginia was the first to be founded in 1606. By 1763 a sizable spread of land had been carved out for Britain, and the colonies were prospering. Most importantly, the Seven Years War had...

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  • Why did the Dutch revolt survive?

    The interaction of a number of factors allowed a small corner of North-Western Europe to remain in revolt against a super-power, and eventually gain independence for some of the provinces. The Netherlands was a very hard country to attack; with numerous large rivers, swamps and many walled towns; each...

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  • Why did people migrate to the colonies.

    Why go West? Why did people migrate to the colonies? People migrated to the colonies for a number of reasons; especially oppurtunity. These reasons include push and pull factors; both counter-balanced by intervening obstacles. The push factors that repelled the migrants from Europe to the colonies;...

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  • Why slaves did not successfully revolt in the Cape

    area. The divisions among the slave community, such as origin, language and internal hierarchies and fear of punishment meant that slaves did not successfully revolt against their owners. Many historians have reported that Cape slaves were badly treated. Brutal descriptions of the way in which slaves...

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  • Why Did the Peasants' Revolt (1381) Fail?

    failure of the Peasants Revolt in 1381. Firstly I will look at the development of the rebellion, I shall then look at the primary reasons for its failure and finally assess whether in the greater context of things the revolt can be classed as a failure. The revolt was precipitated by aggressive...

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  • Why Did Britain Establish a Colony in Nsw

    Why did the British Establish a Settlement in NSW in 1788? Shaveen Kariyawasam 9V Britain’s growing crime rate was a great cause of concern for British authorities in the late 18th Century. As there was nowhere else to export convicts, a new penal settlement had to be established, and in 1787, after...

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  • Why Where the Colonies Established

    "A cadet will not lie, cheat or steal." Why were the colonies established? Colonies were established cause of various reasons.The most important reasons of colonization were religion, economics, and government. The 13 colonies were based on land grant lines given to various nobles and wealthy people...

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  • The Development of American Colonies: Why did the colonies in New England and the Chesapeake develop different societies if they were both settled by people of English origin?

    Joint Stock Company. In 1607 a group of Englishmen set out and settled James Town which became a colony in the Chesapeake region. The first band of settlers was all males, although later shipments of people did include a small fraction of women. This trend could be seen in Document C which contains a list...

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  • Why the Roanoke Colony Disappeared

    pregnant women also known as Eleanor Dare, daughter of John White, and the mother of Virginia Dare; the first English born American child. The Roanoke colony is one of the first American mysteries that no one has yet solved. There are a lot of theories regarding this tragedy. Some say that they drowned,...

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  • What Efforts Were Made to Strengthen English Control over the Colonies in the Seventeenth Century, and Why Did They Generally Fail?

    The English crown tried to reassert their authority on the colonies after restoring power to the throne after the civil wars. After Charles II was restored to the British throne, he hoped to control his colonies more firmly, but was shocked to find how much his orders were ignored by Massachusetts. He...

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  • Why Did European Powers Seek Colonies Overseas Between 1871 and 1914, and How Did This Affect Relations Between Them?

    explorers of old imperialism, European powers were drawn to Africa for economic benefits. The British economist, J.A Hobson, argued the drive for new colonies was influenced by the desire of capitalists to profit from these regions. The credibility of this assertion is heightened by the knowledge of the...

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  • Why Did Reconstruction Fail

    Why did Reconstruction fail? Reconstruction in the United States is historically known as the time in America, shortly after the Civil War, in which the United States attempted to readdress the inequalities, especially of slavery and many other economic, social and politically issues including the poor...

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  • Why did the Allies win?

    production level was brought Eastern Front- you said it was American-British joint cooperation but without the US’s assistance they wouldn’t have Why did the Allies win? ASSIST Economic assistance If they didn’t supply them with money (lend-lease) or equipment how on earth would the allies manage...

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  • why did ww2 start

    and white people equal by Atticus shooting the rabid dog it shows Jem that his father chooses to be sober and wants his children to be calm which is why he will not get Jem a gun is Jem embarrassed ashamed or proud when the farmer calls Atticus a niggalover Ashamed: As Attiicus does not retaliate...

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  • Why did they need a king?

    somewhat short in the actual execution of this command. While Saul and his army most certainly defeated the Amalekites, they did not destroy everything as instructed. Not only did Saul allow the Amalekite King, Agag, to live but he also kept the best of the sheep, the best of the cattle, the fatted calved...

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  • Why did Rome fall?

    powerful governing body in the Mediterranean ever. Why did Rome fall? There was not any single cause to the fall of Rome. It was many things occurring in succession to each other. After the Punic wars with Carthage, Rome acquired many new lands that it did not have before. During peace times it was easy...

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  • Why Did Rome Fall?

    notorious to assist in the falling of Rome was Nero and Caligula. Nero was always s the bed press section because for the stuff, after what his mother did for him, he ended up disowning her. After the father has died, Nero’s mother Agrippina the Younger had remarried and poisoned her second husband (Stockdale)...

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  • Why did the Armada fail

    storms and their lack of planning and clever strategies. The English fleet was clever and used their supplies to the best of their abilities and that is why they won the battle. ...

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  • Why Did the Colonist Rebel

    in the colonies in many cases for 2 generations, so many had never set foot in England. The idea that they had colonized the land and were producing much of England's raw resources, yet did not have representation in the House of Lords or House of Commons to protest taxation lead to the revolt. "Taxation...

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