Causes of the American Revolution
The main things of the American Revolution
The restriction of Boundaries (proclamation of 1763)
From the Proclamation intended to reduce conflict with Native Americans. However , colonists saw this as another attempt to Reinforce British Control.
Boston Tea Party
Lexington and Concord
Britain's General Gage had a secret plan.
During the wee hours of April 19, 1775, he would send out regiments of British soldiers quartered in Boston. Their destinations were LEXINGTON, where they would capture Colonial leaders Sam Adams and John Hancock, then CONCORD, where they would seize gunpowder.
St. John's Church in Richmond, Virginia, he is credited with having swung the balance in convincing the Virginia House of Burgesses to pass a resolution delivering the Virginia troops to the Revolutionary War Among the delegates to the convention were future U.S. Presidents Thomas Jefferson and George Washington.