Three Major Causes To The American Revolution

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Three Major Causes to the American Revolution The Americans fought for their freedom from England in the Revolutionary War. For almost thirteen years England and the colonies debated taxes and laws. In December of 1773, the colonists surprised the British by throwing tea overboard British ships. During the night, the Sons of Liberty, dressed as Mohawk Indians, boarded British ships, cut the crates of tea open, and threw it overboard. They ended up throwing 90,000 pounds of tea overboard. They did this because British made a new tax on tea and gave a monopoly on all tea to the British East India Company. Because of this event, England became upset with the colonists and passes the Intolerable acts. Another major cause to the Revolution

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