Compare The Contributions Of The Enlightenment To American Independence

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(a) One of the most significant cause of American values leading to the Revolution was the ideas of the Enlightenment, which helped lead to the American independence. One of the major ideas of the Enlightenment, which lead to the American Revolution was that people should not believe in something just because that was how things had always been. The Enlightenment encouraged Americans to reject the ideas of monarchy and the ideas of the Enlightenment helped give Americans the idea that they should become independent. (b) The colonists were paying taxes and debts for goods and these taxes such as; the Stamp Tax and the Tea Act, were seen as completely unnecessary. The American colonists were treated unfairly, they didn't have their rights, therefore,
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