Transcript of American Revolution - Who was to blame?
Who was to Blame? The American Revolution: In the end, it's up to you. (There's really no way to know for sure) Now, how do we escape the maze of blame? Blaming the top The head of the country is always easy to pinpoint the blame on, whether they're fully responsible or not. King George III He distanced Britain from the colonists, and did not permit them with the same rights, yet taxed them all the same. A majority of people blame Britain as the cause of the American Revolution. By: Irina and Marie The cycle of blame never ends. Enter to maze of blame http://blog.timesunion.com/opinion/files/2010/05/BRITISH_NATIONAL_FLAG_10662513.jpg http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_u3xyvkc82K4/TNKAu7tOVWI/AAAAAAAABxY/EBC7kgLq3i4/s1600/US_Revolutionary_War_american_soldier_painting.jpg America Britain Do you think... Higher class The The These individuals had it better than most prior to the Revolution, with their land and money. Sometimes also a part of the "ruling class." Lower Class Often feeling unequal to the upper class, the lower class fought to take their money and land. Americans as a whole They could have just sucked it up and payed their taxes, rather than rebelling against their ruler. The British They taxed the colonists unfairly, and had no representation in parliament, causing the colonists to revolt. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/54/George_III_in_Coronation_edit.jpg/220px-George_III_in_Coronation_edit.jpg http://digboston.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Obama-not-bad-300x228.jpg So... Who is at fault? Just stop. Thanks Full transcript