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Unformatted text preview: Appalachian Mountains. 2. It might be said that it was the British who were revolutionaries and the Americans who were conservatives attempting to preserve the status quo. Explain. There were numerous times the British broke the status quo in North America. A good example of this would be when the British wanted to go to war more than the colonial Americans did during the French and Indian war. The Americans viewed it as a dispute between far away powers that was too close to home. Another way the British broke the status quo was when they instituted many unfair reforms and taxes as a result of the debt caused by the French and Indian War. Some of these acts include the Sugar Act of 1764, Quartering Act of 1765, and the Stamp Act in 1765....
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