Causes of The American Revolution
What is the American Revolution?
The American revolution is or was a big war between England and the 13 colonies and they fought to declare their Independence from England and King George. The war had its origins in the resistance between America and England. The colonists were boycotting and resisting the laws that were repealed by King George except one law, the Tea act.
What were some social causes of the American Revolution?
What were some of the British economic policies that led to the American Revolution
A few British economic policies were taxation of the colonies which caused tension between the colonies and protesting. The Americans demanded change of these laws and acts
Do you think that the colonists were justified in declaring independence from England?
Yes because the King had given the colonists laws and acts that were unreasonable and unnecessary towards the people. They wanted to be their own country and that's what they got but there is little to nothing to gain from England.
The Navigation Acts
The purpose of the navigation acts was to restrict trade in the 13 colonies to ensure that England had received as much wealth as possible. The Navigation Acts also were efforts to put the theory of mercantilism into an actual practice selling this like sugar, tobacco, Indigo and ect.