Global Dec. of Ind. DBQ

Global Dec of Ind. - Leading up to the American Revolution which began during Lexington and Concord the colonies had undergone a transformation By

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Leading up to the American Revolution, which began during Lexington and Concord April 19, 1775 the colonies had undergone a transformation. By the eve of the revolution the colonies had found their own identity and had become more united. This led them to feel separate from England and to take action. Prior to 1750 the colonies had been under a period of salutary neglect, where low taxes and little interference in colonial society by the British government had become routine. Sine the first settlements were established in the 1600s the British had an erratic record of regulating trade in the colonies. With the passage of the Navigation Acts in the 1600s, Britain had tried to regulate trade and allow American manufactured goods only to be exported to Great Britain. However, many of the colonists avoided the taxation and regulation by implementing smuggling of goods. Since the first settlements in what would later become America, settlers from Britain had always more independent and self-reliant. Being three thousand miles away from Britain and far away from any immediate help if need be settlers had a different
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '08 term at Austin Peay.

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Global Dec of Ind. - Leading up to the American Revolution which began during Lexington and Concord the colonies had undergone a transformation By

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