They controlled most trade routes and had the power to control is certain goods were allowed in. The colonists did like the idea of their trade and basically there main way of income to be control. So they started to push back and go against the British. The British didn’t like the idea of their new world pushing back. So they started to make new laws and acts to try and push them back and suppress the colonists.
Imperialism played a major role among powerful countries as it served as a method to feed them power they desired. Powerful countries such as the United States and Great Britain had a strong desire for more resources. These additional materials would give them power that could potentially crown one of them as the most powerful country. Thus, the desire to gain more resources and technology, as well as the desire to increase influence and become stronger served as major causes of imperialism in the 1890s to the 1910s. One major cause of imperialism was competition between powerful countries.
Cause & Effect Sentences Resources and Gaining Power Since both the French and British wanted to control North America 's resources to gain more power, thus they had frequent conflicts and issues which even led to war Fort Du Quesne Due to the fact that the French had built Fort Du Quesne in a very strategic location, it resulted in the British attacking the fort as they wanted control over it. Ohio Valley Conflict As a result of the British trying to establish settlements in Ohio Valley, the French attacked the British and burned their homes down. Mercantilism Since the French and British were both trying to gain more power and wealth, the British
Relations with the Native’s and the English had been tense since the beginning, because the Pequot were gaining control of the Connecticut River Valley so they can have more power. This of many were reasons that The Pequot War started.The Pequot war was an armed conflict the Pequot tribe and an alliance of the English Colonists of the Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth and Saybrook colonies . The English had allies that helped them win the war. In the beginning, the Pequot wanted to expand their tribe. They took control of the Connecticut River Valley to tame their rivals the Wampanoags to the north, the Narragansetts to the east, the Connecticut River Valley Algonquians and Mohegans to the west, and the Algonquian people of present-day Long Island
The creoles led the fight because they wanted political power, economical power, and social influence. The creoles wanted political power because they were born there and they wanted other people listening to them. They also wanted to lead because they knew that if they didn 't take charge other forces would take over. They also wanted economical power because they wanted to create their own economy. Spain forced them to sell their commodity at artificially low prices and buy the items they need at artificially high prices as stated in document C. Spain has put in a commercial monopoly system combined with taxes and official fees.
Spanish conquest tactics focused on expansion and increase of resources and wealth, yet Cortés diverged from the traditional conquest tactics. Utilizing senseless killing, plundering, and intimidation, the Spanish dominated and disrupted the Aztec way of life. In contrast, the Aztecs and other Mesoamerican states had not experienced this thirst and greed for land and thus were not sure of how to interact and respond to Cortés and his men. Cortés optimized his ability for profitable alliance by feigning alliance with both Totonacs and Moteuczoma. The Mesoamerican people were not used to dealing with such treachery and therefore were disadvantaged in their interchanges with the
They’re strong warriors that would fight against the Spanish conquest; however their civilization had been in decline before the start of the Spanish arrival. There Mayan Empire was already crumbling and divided which made it easier for the Spanish conquest to take over the Mayan territories. I believe that the Spanish conquest was quite effective because they achieve their goal of establishing territorial gains. The Spanish also demolished one of earliest civilization in history. In the book it mentions that the Maya knew not to go against the Spanish Masters because their military was much stronger than the Mayan warriors.
Additionally, like many of these battles in which Native Americans would play an active role in, the result of this war undoubtedly altered the political, economic, and social relations between the major European powers (i.e. Britain, Spain, and France) and the territories once held by the natives. In fact, battles such as these helped to assure the territorial occupation and subsequent power of many existing and future American colonies and states. Ironically however, the awards for the Europeans would always be beneficial in the long-run and extremely detrimental for the Natives. Although playing key roles in helping to defeat their respective enemies, various treaties and territorial restrictions meant to protect the Native Americans would be violated, ignored, and amended.
Fear was a major factor in the increasing power of these empires. Both empires used fear as a way to gain more land, increasing their empire. The Aztecs were feared for their strong warriors and human sacrifices to their gods. The military power of the Aztecs helped them in conquering the surrounding tribes. While this empire was growing, they contracted an alliance with the Tepanec tribe.
Julius Caesar was already predestined to become the emperor. However, Cassius and Brutus believed that Caesar would abuse his power and transform into a tyrant that has full control of all citizens. It’s this political opposition that led the characters to enact in the manner that they did. In addition, political intrigue plays a big role by capturing the audiences’ attention and enhancing the plot. The struggle for power and the provocation within the story is what gets the audience captivated.