Even with both the English and the Americans willing to compromise and make deals, it would have been very hard to prevent the War for independence. The American enlightenment, however, could have been stopped. A large majority of Americans wanted independence from England mainly because of the way they were being ruled. Of the Americans that wanted to break away were from many backgrounds, they came from all over the social ladder and from all over the world. If they didn’t all come together to be equal around each other then the War for Independence still would have happened, but the success and growth during and after the war would have never happened. It was never a sure thing whether or not the people would come together to move the American Revolution forward. The American War for Independence was unstoppable, the colonists who wanted to break away from England have gradually increased in numbers over the years, starting from the French and Indian War. After the war was over and the British had won, they had over £145 million in debt from that war. George Grenville, the chief minister of England at the time, decided to put more taxes on the colonists back in America to help lessen the bind of the debt while putting on the colonists to pay off. Grenville kept adding more acts to make more money off of the colonists, first came the Sugar Act of 1764, which put a tax on French imported molasses and put other products on a list that says that these commodities can only be sent to England. This act lessened the income of merchants while still charging for imported goods. Next in 1751, came the Currency Act, which forbade New England colonies to issue paper money as legal tender. This was a tough act for the colonists because in the hard economy the country was already in, it further constricted trade in this region. At this point, some colonists began to see Parliament as a violator of their colonial rights. Some colonial leaders were even unsure where
Q: Was the American Revolution inevitable or could it have been avoided?
A revolution is an overthrow of a tyrannical ruler or political system. Colonial America, once abused by mother Britain, became a strong, independent country after the inevitable American Revolution. The British had treated colonists unfairly through the policy of salutary neglect -which was their way of keeping them under control by avoiding strict law enforcement (a positive outcome of salutary neglect was that it established….
Was the American Revolution Inevitable?
During the French and Indian War, the British defeated the French and became the national
masters of the region of eastern and northern part of North America. However, the war was
expensive toward the economy which resulted in the British becoming in debt. As a result, of the
French and Indian War, the British expected the colonist to pay for defense and they passed a
series of laws which were to help regulate the colonies under British control but eventually….
The American Revolution was Inevitable, because the British are constant taxing the Americans and the reason for the settlement meant to lead Revolution.
From the very beginning, when the first separatist stepped on the New Land, he was looking forward to have a new life and a new start on this new land. The whole purpose for the New England colony is to change the way they lived in the old England. Also for the South colony, maybe at the very beginning, they came for an economy reason, more….
The Revolutionary War became inevitable when King George III passed the Proclamation Line of 1763. After fighting in the French and Indian War, the colonists had won the land between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River. However, the Proclamation Line of 1763 kept the colonists from settling the new land and, in turn, resulted in the colonists gradual separation from Britain during the 18th century. In addition, years of salutary neglect and self rule had left the colonists feeling….
Independence was a political and military struggle among the thirteen American colonies and England. Since the British defeated the French and their Indian allies in the French and Indian War, the result was British control over much of North America. This was had cost England a great deal of money and Parliament decided it was time for the colonies to pay a share for their own defense. The movement to resist the new imperial policies, a movement for which many people would die for, was thus at the….
The American Revolution was ultimately caused by tension between England and America. It was a war that some thought could not be avoided, simply because of the civil, political, and economic unrest. However, if England realized that its colonies were severely unhappy, they might have been able to save their sovereignty.
The people of America were unhappy about their situation. They were being taxed for almost everything – paper, tea, sugar – and without their consent. Because of this, many….
The Neolithic Revolution was a period in history in which many cultural, social, and economic advances were achieved by the people of the Middle East. The changes that were made in this era would affect the way our ancestors lived and still affects us in the present day. The Neolithic Revolution was inevitable and without the drastic changes which took place during this time, our species would be extinct.
From 8000 to 6000 B.C. the peoples of ancient civilizations developed a new way of life, changing….
The Inevitable Rise of the American Revolution
When colonists came to America from England, they came in search of freedom. Colonists were not only looking for religious freedom, but also freedom to gain new economic success in the New World. After an extended period of time to grow and settles within the colonies, colonists felt strong enough to grow on their on and felt capable of growth without the oversight of England. England’s desire to control and maintain economic growth from the colonies….
Was the American civil war inevitable?
The civil war was inevitable, only however, after one key event; the cotton gin made the civil war inevitable. The invention of the cotton gin in 1793 was the key element which enabled the south to have sufficient vested interest in their traditional lifestyle in order to feel the need to defend it at all costs even from their Northern countrymen. The core argument of this essay centres around the evidence which clearly defines their being in existence two….
Many things lead up to the Revolution such as the Quarter Act(1775), the sugar act(1776), the stamp act(1775) etc. The colonies felt like they were being treated unfair and so they rebelled against Great Britain. The revolutionary war had begun between the thirteen colonies and England on April 19, 1775 where the first shots were in Lexington and concord, Massachusetts. The treaty of Paris ended the war on 1783 and finally the colonies had won their independence. On July 4th 1776 where Great….