Causes and Outcomes of the Revolution Essay

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University of Phoenix Material Causes and Outcomes of the Revolution Part 1: Causes Complete the grid by describing each pre-war event and explaining how it contributed to the Revolutionary War. |Pre-war event |Description |Contribution to the Revolutionary War | |French and Indian War|Seven year war which began in 1754 to 1763 |The war ended with resolutions concerning only Europe | |Sugar Act |Act that reduced taxes on sugar and molasses. Laid taxes on indigo. Pimento, |Signaled the end of the era of salutary neglect. | | |all-spice, wines and coffee. Enforced tax collection | | |Stamp Act |Passed in 1765, it required an embedded emblem on all official papers such as; |Stamp Act Congress, gathering of colonial leaders from nine states to discuss opposition | | |birth certificates, marriage license, wills, and diplomas. |of the Stamp Act, identifying Parliament instead of a King. | |Townshend Acts |In 1767 these acts instituted duties on glass, lead for paint, tea, paper, and a|Charles Townshend was responsible for initiating these Acts. | | |handful of other items. | | |Tea Act |Passed in 1773, this act was designed to give the East India Company a monopoly |Colonists protested

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