American Revolution Essay | Student Essay

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of Factors Leading to American Revolution.
This section contains 571 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on Factors Leading to American Revolution

Factors Leading to American Revolution

Summary: Describes causes of the American revolutionary war. Discusses the American colonist's growing sense of autonomy and personal liberty and how those feelings conflicted with existing British colonial policies.
The American Revolution, also known as the Revolutionary war, was a significant event that changed the whole world. Although the Revolutionary War lasted only for eight years, the American Revolution started developing years before the first shots at the battle of Lexington and Concord were fired. Some of the main factors that led to the rebellion were the restriction of the American colonists' civil liberties and the political and religious ideals that Britain forced on the colonies, along with the parliamentary taxation and the vicious British military measures.

For England, the purpose of having a colony was to provide for its mother country according to mercantilism because of this the American colonies were restricted economically. In 1763, after England won the French/Indian War but they were in serious debt. The high cost of the war forced England to take a firmer hold on its North...

(read more)

This section contains 571 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on Factors Leading to American Revolution
Copyrights
BookRags
Factors Leading to American Revolution from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.