After a period exceeding two hundred years since its occurrence, the American Revolution is superficially known and inadequately understood by most people in the world. Notably, the existing general narratives treat the revolution as a rebellion against colonialism. These narratives equate the revolution to the resistance of the imperial policy that resulted in the hostilities in the year 1775 at Lexington and ended eight years later when the British recognized the United States (Bailyn, 2012). The achievement of the American independence was the ultimate aim of the revolution besides other matters of concern. It is important to note that the revolution came to its climax in 1776 when the United States of America acquired its independence. In simple terms, the American Revolution refers to a political upheaval that occurred in the year 1765 and the year 1783 when the colonists in 13 American colonies rejected British monarchy system and aristocracy. As a result, they overthrew the British authority and formed the United States of America. Notably, the American Revolution was caused by various reasons and had various political, social, and economic impacts.
The Causes of the American Revolution …show more content…
The reaction could be instantaneous or may develop over time and then erupt immediately. A stream of events caused the American Revolution. The first cause was he French and the Indians war. This was also known as the seven years ' war. Notably, the war was caused by the territorial difference between the French and the British in the Ohio River valley. The British won the war and forced the French out of North America. In addition, the British victory resulted in the rationalization of the taxes so as to recover the monetary