American Revolution

Social

Cause: The patriots were tired of not having the freedom they deserved

Effect: They decided that now was the time for change

Political

Cause: Colonists refused to have any form of government relating to that of Britain's

Effect: The Articles of Confederation was made which led to chaos due to lack of strong government

Religion

Cause: One of the main reasons that the colonists opposed britain

Effect: Religion flourished and set the foundation after the war for later more free forms of ideology in future America

Intellectual

Cause: Thomas Paine's Common Sense

Effect: Inspired the fight for independence and democracy

Technology

Cause: Use of musket (gun without grooves inside the barrel)

Effect: Accurate weapons led to guerrilla warfare

Economy

Cause: The British government imposed increased levels of taxes on the colonists

Effect: The colonists began a war over economic independence