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    of the American Revolution “We must all hang together‚ or assuredly we shall all hang separately.” Ben Franklin once said. This quote relates with the causes of the American Revolution. The quote relates to the causes of the American Revolution because Ben Franklin was referring that we either all stand together or as a country all stand as nobody. Throughout the American Revolution; political‚ social‚ and intellectual transformations changed the daily lives of the colonist. The American Revolution

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    Though the American Revolution may have been fought on the context of greater equality and rights‚ the rights of several groups of American colonists were compromised by the rest in their fight for independence‚ including women‚ slaves‚ British Loyalists and the lower-class of the society. WOMEN Most colonists who led the revolution‚ including New Englander John Adams‚ believed that most women lacked the necessary intellect or emotional make-up to deal with complex political issues‚ and were not

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    Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Essential Questions Jack Clark Period 4-5 1) At what point did revolution become inevitable? Explain with details. Revolution in colonial America became inevitable right after the conclusion of the French Indian War. Although victorious‚ this 7 year endeavor was extremely costly for Great Britain. Parliament needed to think of something quickly to fund the English war debts. Naturally‚ they decided to increase taxes on the colonies. It was these taxes (Stamp Act

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    Maria Ortiz Mrs. Graiser US History 9 September 2014 American Revolution The American Revolution was a conflict between the thirteen British colonies in North America. Consisted in two events: The War of Independence (1775-1783) and the formation of the government establishing the Constitution of the United States of America (1787) The War of Independence‚ the colonies managed their independence of Britain. Thanks to that‚ a new republic was established where

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    American Revolution The American Revolution is a war to reckon with and was actually a significant event in the history of American and basically‚ if there was no revolutionary war the United States of America may not have been in existence. The American Revolution brought an end to the two centuries of British rule for most of the North American colonies and brought the modern U.S.A. The American Revolution was all about people that got tired of the stress of paying for big government and that

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    Although many think of the American Revolution as a conflict between the righteous colonists and the villainous British‚ the situation in the colonies escalated by the fault of both parties. Americans acquired much wealth during the period of salutary neglect from 1713 to 1763‚ but the British had accumulated a massive national debt during the Seven Years’ War at the end of this period. In order to reduce the national debt‚ Britain began taxing the prosperous Americans. Thus began the first of three

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    Ques -Explain how and why slavery developed in the American colonies. Why couldn’t colonists use indentured servants as they had in the past? Ans -The study of labor in the United States has a tendency to lean towards a myopic analysis of the battle between corporations and unions. Working-class organization struggling against industrial titans understandably dominates any modern labor discussion‚ but the sources of these conflicts in the US are older than the nation itself. The labor system

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    the American Revolution. Parliament passed a series of acts to force colonists to pay off the debt. This series of acts increased the fever of rebellion in the colonies. The first act that was passed was the sugar act of 1763. This acts purpose was to stop smuggling and anything else that would put in disadvantage the Navigation acts. The stamp act was another act in which colonists were required to buy stamps for any legal document. The Townsend acts put a series of taxes on American imports

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    American Revolution The American Revolution was the result of increasing colonial unhappiness with British rule. British policies had Americans outraged with the injustices that they believed they were receiving. While the British believed they were treating the Americans fairly considering they were a colony‚ the American colonists felt they were still being misrepresented. The American colonists wanted freedoms to the point where the decided they wanted to completely break away from Britain

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    Tea Act.The stamp act was put in place in order to pay for the british soldiers being there.The tea act was also put in place to bail out the East India Tea Company‚but ended up taxing the colonists.These are some of things that led to the American Revolution. Though the colonists disliked all of these laws they took particular offense to the 1763 Stamp Act.This required certain goods to have an offical stamp to show that the customer had to pay a tax.Many of these items were paper

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