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The events leading to the American RevolutionWith the discovery and colonization of the New World, it is no surprise that there would be somesort of conflict. Whether it be from the Native Americans fighting for their land or European powers fighting between each other, the New World was a hot spot for conflict. One big conflict that changed the course of the history of the New World was the American Revolution. Many factors go into the American Revolution occurring such as cultural, social, economic, and political factors. To begin with, political factors played a significant role in adding to the fire that would become the American Revolution. One important political concept back in the 18th century, the time of the Revolution, was a more developed way of thinking. The 18th century is historically known as the Age of Enlightenment. During this time, people of all social classes started to question all aspects of society such as; the role of the church as well as the politics of the government. This questioning, especially in the colonies, started to lead to a more negative view