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

HIS 110 week 2 Causes and Outcomes of the Revolution worksheet

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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 Labeled as the Seven Years’ War by the colonists. It was a 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 compensate the losses by a pressing the colonies with extra taxes. It was the main reason for the revolution. Sugar Act Taxes were reduced by this act on products like molasses and sugar. It also imposed taxes on indigo, pimento, wines and coffee. Enforcement of tax collection also increased. The era of salutary neglect drew to a close through this act. Tax collection was on the rise. For Britain, the colonies were new sources for direct revenue. The profitable rum trade for the New Englanders was threatened by the law. Stamp Act This 1765 act made it mandatory to use stamped paper for all official papers. This included diplomas, newspapers, marriage licenses, wills, and playing cards. The colonists’ inclination to collaborate as a single unit was portrayed through the Stamp Act Congress. It started a trend of fault- finding with the Parliament instead of the king. Events like boycotts, Rioting, and Ideological Opposition were on the rise.

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