Causes and Outcomes of the Revolution HIS 110 Week 2 - Causes and Outcomes of the Revolution HIS\/110 Version 5 University of Phoenix Material Causes and

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Causes and Outcomes of the Revolution HIS/110 Version 5 1 University of Phoenix Material Causes and Outcomes of the Revolution Part 1: Causes Complete the grid by describing each pre-war event and explaining how it contributed to the Revolutionary War. Pre-War Event Description Contribution to the Revolutionary War French and Indian War A skirmish that would start a war to eject the French from North America once and for all. London merchants would have monopoly on New World Trade.(Schultz, K.M., 2012) British crown used mind provocation to start a major war involving France, England, Astria, Russia, and Prussia. This included Spain long with numerous Indian tribes. Also called the seven year war. (Schultz, K.M., 2012). Sugar Act This was a cut in taxes on molasses and sugar that was brought into the colonies from non-British colonies in the West Indies. (Schultz, K.M., 2012) As a means of gaining revenue to pay off British debt. It was the end of Salutary Neglect. (Schultz, K.M., 2012) Stamp Act This was passed in 1765 making it mandatory to use stamped paper for all official papers, including diplomas, marriage licenses, wills, newspaper and playing cards. (Schultz, K.M., 2012) All proceeds gained from this tax went directly to soldiers protecting the North American colonies. (Schultz, K.M., 2012) Townshend Acts Townshend raised revenues with new external duties on goods that were imported from Britain. This included glass, lead for paint production along with many other items. (Schultz, K.M., 2012) The collections of duties were meant to bolster the importance of colonial governors who were friendly to the crown. This was another attempt to overturn Britain’s Salutary neglect. (Schultz, K.M, 2012) Tea Act In 1773 Parliament passed this act to lower colonist’s duty on tea along with granting the east India Company a monopoly on tea. This also appointed royal agents who were to pay the duty in England and then sell them to the To give East India Company a monopoly on sale of teas to North America who were badly in debt and had influence in Parliament.

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