Causes and Outcomes of the Revolution Essay

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Causes and Outcomes of the Revolution

Part 1: Causes

Complete the grid by describing each pre-war event and explaining how it contributed to the Revolutionary War.

|Pre-war event |Description |Contribution to the Revolutionary War |
|French and Indian War|The French and Indian War was a war that was fought between the British America |After the French and Indian War, England attempted to tighten and “flex” its control over|
| |colonies and New France. This particular war resulted in a British victory over |the British colonies. Some of the actions and
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One of the more significant reasons was that the act affected the |
| |stamped official paper work that indicated that a tax had been paid for the |colonist directly, the viewed this act as a direct tax on the colonist. Some of the |
| |document. |colonist being affected by the Stamp Act were educated people that were a more powerful |
| | |resistance toward the act and Parliament. These reasons would later contribute to the |
| | |colonist revolting. |
|Townshend Acts |Townshend Acts were taxes imposed on certain goods that must be paid by |The reaction of the colonist was similar to that of the Stamp Act. Actually, hostilities |
| |colonist. Item taxed included glass, paint, oil, lead, paper, and tea. |tied to previous acts (such as the Stamp Act) flourished once again, later contributing |
| | |to the Revolutionary

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