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Appendix BHIS/115 Version 31Associate Level MaterialAppendix BCauses of the RevolutionCompletethe grid by describing each pre-war event and explaining how it contributed to the Revolutionary War.Pre-War EventDescriptionContribution to the Revolutionary WarFrench and Indian WarThe final colonial war. The war was a seven year war. It was referred as the beginning of open hostilities between the colonies and Great Britain. It took more lives than the American Revolution. Result of the war ended French political and cultural influence in North America.The French and Indian war left Britain in debt. in order to get out of debt, the British began taxing the colonies heavily in which made the colonists mad. When this was going on, the colonists had no representation in the parliament. Sugar ActReduced the rate of tax on molasses from six pence to three pence per gallon. The Sugar act also listed more foreign goods to be taxed including sugar, certain wines, coffee, pimiento, cambric and printed calico, and further, regulated the export of lumber and iron.