4 pages, american revolution

Jul 5th, 2016
Studypool Tutor
Ohio University - Main Campus
Price: $20 USD

Tutor description

The American Revolution is also known as the American revolutionary war and the American war of independence. It took place between the years 1775 - 1783. There are several political, economic and cultural factors that led to the revolution as discussed below.

Word Count: 1187
Showing Page: 1/4
1Running Head: American revolutionThe American Revolution is also known as the American revolutionary war and theAmerican war of independence. It took place between the years 1775 - 1783. There are severalpolitical, economic and cultural factors that led to the revolution as discussed below.Among the political factors, first there the tightening of the control over the colonies bythe British after the French and Indian wars. This was done through a number of governmentpolicies and legislations such as: the proclamation of 1763 that forbade colonists movingwestwards past the Appalachian mountain; the Stamp act of 1765 which taxed all kinds ofprinted paper; and the Townshend Act which taxed tea, glass, paint among others.The other political factor was the Boston massacre of 1770 which involved the killing offive colonists and wounding several others by the British soldiers. The guilty soldiers werepunished by only burning their thumbs, a punishment viewed by the colonists as too light thusgenerating more anger and resentment by the colonists.The Boston tea party of 1773 led by Paul Revere was also a significant political factor. Itinvolved a group of colonists thro

Review from student

Studypool Student
" Excellent job "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1821 tutors are online

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors