Chapter 6, Part A
The American Revolution took place at three levels simultaneously. They were:
The first level was a struggle for national independence. Next was a phase in a century-long
global battle among European empires, and last was a
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Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
The Declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson and revised by the Congress
before its approval.
What was the main text of the Declaration of Independence
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What event led the British government to seek ways to make the colonies pay part of the cost of the
The Seven Years War left Britain with an enormous debt and vastly enlarged overseas
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In what way was the slave trade a commercial venture in the 18 th century?
The Caribbean was the main commercial focus of the British empire. Slave grown products
began to occupy a larger and larger part of Atlantic commerce. A ser
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What was King Phillips War?
A war between the whites and Indians which led to a broadening of freedom for white New
Englanders by expanding their access to land. Whites won the war and then began to branch
out to the new colonies t