Causes Of British Imperialism

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A: India The British imperialism had a great impact on India and they wanted to establish and English speaking nation. It started in the 1600s when the East India Trade Company made its way on the trading post. The post made way for the British to export most of their goods back to Great Britain and to take over India. With the armed forces forming with Sepoys and the British army, the military was able the free India from the other European territories. By 1715 the EIC and Britain and completely taken over India after the Battle of Plassey against the French. When the British establish majority rule they took over India’s way of life. They taxed food crops, built armies that consist of the natives, and most of all converted them to English…show more content…
One cause was for the American colonist to be completely free from the British rule. The affect that the Indian and French war made a heavy impact on Britain economically and forced American to pay new and more expensive taxes. The Sugar Act of 1764 raised taxes on sugar and molasses. The Stamp Act (1765), decided that colonial business would have an official stamp on transactions. The Townshend Act (1777) was to apply taxes to all imported glass, lead, paint, paper and tea. The colonists felt like it was an unjust and unfair practice to have “No taxation without representation” and that they were not represented by the British Parliament. King George II sent troops the America because of the boycotts of British goods. After the Boston Tea Party came the Battles of Lexington and Concord, where the colonist took up arms and prepared for battle. The Boston Massacre in 1770 was the turning point the America to gain its independence from the British. The major goal of the American Revolution was accomplished on July 4, 1776 when the Declaration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson, was accepted and America became independent from the British…show more content…
This type of fighting was not none to the British. They used small groups to ambush the unexpected British military. They learned this for the Native Americans but they also used the British style of fighting as well. The used the French troops to attach from sea while the American troop attacked from land in Yorktown. They stole food and supplies from the British because funding was not efficient enough. They would also do sneak attacks where the military used minutemen, men who would dress like civilians, to surprise the British. The British troop’s tactics were more simultaneous in which they would line up in formation and fire. The British also used German troops which would give them more number that the
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