The Common Factors of Rebellions Essay

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Throughout the course of human history, there has constantly been situations where a series of uprisings against a form of political power were challenged. There comes a point in time where certain peoples in a certain civilization see the need for going against a tyrannical leader for mistreatment. The fight for equality and just rules have always been engraved in every civilization. Sometimes, people strive to pursue to have this perfect city and form of government but things don't always go as planned. The cause of these ideal forms, the birth of rebellions come into play and cause a reaction to go against all rules and break that pattern of unjust ways. Either ending positively or negatively, rebellions reoccur in the timeline of …show more content…
"The situation disrupted the colonial economy by reducing the markets to which the colonies could sell, and the amount of currency available to them for the purchase of British manufactured goods." (ushistory.org 1) Passed in 1767, a tax on lead, paint, tea, and paper called the Townshend Act was passed and allowed soldiers to search ships at any given moment for these products. Lastly, the Tea Act being passed in 1773 mainly corrupted the colonists' business of tea selling causing them to lose money. This was because the tea coming from the British were a lot cheaper than the tea the colonists smuggled from the Dutch. Although the people could get tea at a lower price, they came to realize that this just meant that they agreed to the unjust tax. After having enough from all the commotion that so many of these acts had caused, the colonists grew great frustration and refused to pay the harsh taxes. In the morning of December 17, 1773 the course of history were to be changed from the colonists' hands and that day marked Americans taking their independence and standing up for what's right. The leader of the Boston Tea Party being Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty. Dressed as Indians, around one fifty to two hundred men boarded three ships emptying about three hundred forty-two tea cargo into the Boston Harbor. Although this action didn't harm a single body except for the fact that the harbor was filled with tea, this came to show

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