HIS 110 week 2 Causes and Outcomes of the Revolution worksheet

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Causes and Outcomes of the RevolutionHIS/110 Version 51University of Phoenix MaterialCauses and Outcomes of the RevolutionPart 1: CausesComplete the grid by describing each pre-war event and explaining how it contributed to the Revolutionary War.Pre-WarEventDescriptionContribution to the Revolutionary WarFrench andIndian WarLabeled as the Seven Years’ War by the colonists. It wasa World war between France, England, Austria, Russia,Prussia, Spain, and a number of Indian tribes.It was a costly war for England. The country tried to compensatethe losses by a pressing the colonies with extra taxes. It was themain reason for the revolution.Sugar ActTaxes were reduced by this act on products like molassesand sugar. It also imposed taxes on indigo, pimento, winesand coffee. Enforcement of tax collection also increased.The era of salutary neglect drew to a close through thisact.Tax collection was on the rise. For Britain, the colonies were newsources for direct revenue. The profitable rum trade for the NewEnglanders was threatened by the law.Stamp ActThis 1765 act made it mandatory to use stamped paper forall official papers. This included diplomas, newspapers,marriage licenses, wills, and playing cards.The colonists’ inclination to collaborate as a single unit wasportrayed through the Stamp Act Congress. It started a trend offault- finding with the Parliament instead of the king. Events likeboycotts, Rioting, and Ideological Opposition were on the rise.

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Term
Summer
Professor
BRIGGS
Tags
Benedict Arnold, Revolutionary War, American Revolution, American Continental Army

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