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    The Intolerable Acts, also known as Coercive Acts, were for the major part of the 1770s, the main causes of the economic tensions between the British Parliament and the American colonists. In the book, The Common Cause, David Ammerman, deeply explains how and why the American colonists reacted the way they did when these acts were passed by the British Parliament. The intention of these acts such as the Boston Port Act, Massachusetts Government Act, Justice Act, Quartering Act, and the Quebec Act, was to punish the colonists for their involvement in the Boston Tea Party of 1773. The colonists waited for the British Parliament’s response until it came in May of 1774 by passing those laws one by one. This book even comes to question why the colonists…

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    America. Because of the glorious revolution, numerous acts and disputes had taken place between 1763 and 1775. In short, the colonists were tired of “taxation without representation.” Eventually, the forced British control on the colonists had involuntary pushed the colonists to revolt and officially declare war. This war, known as the American Revolution, had been arguably caused by several occurrences since the glorious revolution. As a whole, one of the most controversial topics that led to…

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    The Intolerable Acts of 1774 Since the discovery of the westward lands, the colonies established by England have become increasingly independent and wealthy. British and colonists alike searched for a new life in this haven, which was expected to prosper over the decades. However the thirteen colonies were in isolation and tensions grew with England, the colonists believed, as the nation grew powerful, that they would require more freedom in government authority and trade. In response, England…

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    There were many causes of the american revolution,but there was three that sparked the revolution. The boston tea party, the intolerable acts, and the battle of lexington and concord are the three main reason. The boston tea party made the king from England mad which led up to tensions between them. Then the intolerable acts is what caused fear after the boston massacre and that act was for americans to provide the british soldiers a room to stay even when they don't want them in the house. Then…

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    Benjamin Franklin, mostly known by millenniums as the face on the one hundred dollar bill. Ben Franklin was one of the founding fathers of The United States of America. Among other attributes, he was a well respected Diplomat, a curious being at heart, who was also a scientist and an inventor. He was vocal and argued against slavery, making him one of the first abolitionists. Despite the fact that he only had a few years of formal education, Ben Franklin lived in London for several years and…

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    colonial settlement anywhere west of a line drawn along the Appalachian Mountains. Its purpose was to mitigate the relationships between the natives and the colonists, but many colonists, determined to settle where they saw fit, largely ignored the rule. One could not even purchase land from the natives. Even George Washington, a veteran of the French and Indian War, spoke with contempt about it: “I can never look upon that Proclamation in any other light … than as a temporary expedient to quiet…

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    colonial trade, which would have the colonies to lose money. The colonist were very unhappy, so they began to revolt with the Parliament. The colonist were unsatisfied as the British kept placing acts on the colonies. The Proclamation of 1763 was placed on the colonies, and it only was helping the British. The different type of acts that the…

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    Revolution, both large and small, three causes stand out as being the most directly exigent. The Boston Tea Party, in 1773, was the first of these, followed by the Coercive Acts, passed in 1774, concluding with the famous military exchanges at Lexington and Concord in 1775. Each of these moments in history stand out as a key event in the extensive, action-packed prelude to the American Revolution. One of the most well-known quotes from the 1770s is “Taxation without representation”, a phrase…

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    the local militia had been notified of the attacks. The British attacked and the militia fell back because they were outnumbered. When the British military had split into companies to search for the supplies, the militia attacked some of the companies of the British military. They were outnumbered and fell back to re-join the larger group and they continued to search for the supplies. Meanwhile militia from the neighbouring towns came to reinforce the local militia. Fighting between the two…

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    against French and Indian aggression. From the colonial perspective, they viewed the taxes to be unjust,the first of which was the Stamp Act in 1765 which taxed all paper goods, such as newspapers, playing cards, and even marriage licenses. Other taxes, like the Molasses Act and Tea act also angered the colonists deeply and led to boycotts of British Products. It wasn’t just about the taxes, the colonists stood behind the slogan “No Taxation without Representation,” a belief that because they…

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