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The Road to Revolution (1763-1775) Audri, Bethany

Student-created presentations that explain the ideological and practical reasons for America's break from Britain.

david rickman

on 20 September 2012

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Transcript of The Road to Revolution (1763-1775) Audri, Bethany

The Road Government Mercantilism to Revolution Acts Republicanism putting things ahead of self interest are of the Greek ideas civic virtue: involvement of
government that
counters to
monopoly Mercantilists Colonies believed wealth was
the power of the country
and is measured by the
amount of gold or silver in
its treasury Royale justified the
control over the
colonies type of government
ran by the king Charter government appointed by
the king Proprietor government that has
grown in a colony Causes of War Whigs "radical Whigs" British political
commentators Mounted attacks on the use
of patronage and bribes saying
the society was corrupted Townsend An act for granting
certain duties in the
colonies and
in America Boston Tea Party Stamp Act a group, roughly a hundred Bostonians, loosely diguised as Indians, boarded the docked ships,smashed open 342 chests of tea and dumped their contents into the Atlantic. An act of taxes on
paper Navigation Laws These were laws stated that
all trading the colonies
did had to go through England It limited thier trade to other
groups or countries Intolerable Acts Acts that took away
many of the chartered rights
of colonial Massachusetts Merits and Menace Great Britain was provided protection without a penny from the colonists.
The stifled economic initiative and imposed a ranking dependency on British agentsand creditors.
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