Since there was debt because of the war, the economy was already very bad in Britain – therefore they taxed the colonies. When the colonies started boycotting British products and threatened to stop trading with them all together, it was successful because Britain’s economy wasn’t strong enough to handle those things. The merchants in Britain couldn’t afford to have trade with America end. If the British merchants were hurt, this would thus hurt The economy as a whole in Britain. In later decades, in the War of 1812, America would try to stop trade with Britain again using a method called embargo, which would not be effective because they did not have the debt that the War had caused.
English commanders underestimated the size of the American continent and the lack of infrastructure. In other words, they had poorly map skills. They also underestimated the colonists; they did not have a logical war aim. In addition, supplying the British army was much more difficult task because they had to import the food from Britain and the British had never succeeded in blockading the American ports. Moreover, Britain suffered from national debts throughout the war.
The United States, under the Articles of Confederation, did not have the ability to properly deal with the problems arising within the borders of the country. As written to George Washington by a delegate from the Continental Congress, troops that had fought in the American Revolution were discontent because they were not receiving their payments and Congress did not have the capacity to pay off the country’s debts. (Doc C) The government was unable to pay off the debt of the country because the Continental Congress did not possess the ability to regulate commerce. Rhode Island rejected the proposal of a universal tariff, which would have helped to pay off the debt of the new nation. (Doc A) This rejection showed the issues with requiring unanimous support for an amendment, since a small state could decide the fate
However, the North would not accept a document that favored the South, so Buchanan was greatly challenged. His policy was that slavery was for individual states and territories to deal with, not for the Federal government. He thought the problems could be resolved quickly and easily, which was a majorly incorrect assumption. Also during his presidency, political parties changed, the Democrats breaking up and the Republicans taking out the Whig
This particular tax affected farmers more than other groups. Farmers profited from the sale of whiskey and were very hostile to the idea. Hamilton understood that extinguishing the rebellion was critical and the country needed to demonstrate control without toleration. Hamilton advocated for military force. At first Washington sent negotiators, but soon realized his words would not be efficient enough to dissolve the conflict.
The groups that did not show their support for the War of 1812 were the people of the North and the East, and the Federalists. The Federalists did not think the United States could win the war, and the negative impact it would have on the country, outweighed anything positive that the war would have on the county. The Federalists also worried about the money it would cost for the War of 1812 to occur, but their concerns did not really matter, as the war continued on for three years, with the United States eventually gaining the
You gave good pointers on your discussion post. The Great Depression was very much devastating than the 1920/21 depression even though it was horrible. The Great Depression lasted for some quiet time rather than 1920/21. Both events were put a hurt on the American economy and the government was not trusted by citizens and some political leaders. “Many economists who have studied the depression of 1920-21 have been unable to explain how the recovery could have been so swift and sweeping even though the federal government and the Federal Reserve refrained from employing any of the macroeconomic tools, public works spending, government deficits, inflationary monetary policy that conventional wisdom now recommends as the solution to economics slowdowns.”
The reasons for this hostile takeover was due to the Great Depression (insert a bunch of in text textbook citations). Before the Depression, Japan was doing economically well, establishing a strong industry with good exportation, powerful army (although the strength of the army caused government policy to be dictated primarily by army leaders), as well as a growing empire. When the Depression hit, it deeply devastated Japan. China and USA put up tariffs (trading barriers) against Japanese goods. Japan was quite dependent on trade, as it was a country with few natural resources.
They believed that the New Deal didn’t do enough, but other letters argued that it wasn’t enough: “government spending … has reached a point where it is creating a mountainous debt which future taxpayers will have to shoulder … a large group of people [would] much rather ‘get along’ on what they receive from the dole than to [work],” (“Four Views of the New Deal”). Due to the large variance and lack of a commonality in the nature of people’s complaints about the New Deal, there wasn’t any change that FDR could make that would keep everyone happy; he could only continue on his current reform
the main problem that the military faced during this time was still the Great Depression which made it hard to really start expanding and the president at the time Franklin Delano Roosevelt was not in any sort of mood to increase government spending including the military. He did have a very decent idea that the world was coming closer to another world war however he had already promised not to increase government spending so he limited the amount of rearmament that the military was able to do. Eventually once the United States had left the depression to expand more and adopted the Navy Second To None policy which showed as our Battleship count to Japan's Battleship count was 15 to 10 however Japan still Trump's America in several field such as destroyers in which Japan had 122 and America had 104. This is also the same case for submarines showing the United States had 56 and Japan had 62. All I know the tensions around the world rows and America still struggled to properly mobilize themselves.
In the American Revolution France directed its forces to assist the Americans. French aid was pivotal in compelling the British to surrender at Yorktown in 1781. However although the Americans gained much from France’s support it led to no substantial gains for France but it had accumulated a debt of 1,066 million livres. France could not solely rely on its revenue from tax to fund the war thus it frequently borrowed at high rates of interest. The American Revolution combined with the Seven and Nine Years’ Wars caused heavy expenditures for France, it wasn’t capable of raising funds to equate to the level of debt it had.
Although some people believe that Battle of Yorktown didn 't have a turning point. Here are some reasons as to why they might think that. The Battle of Yorktown was given up easily by General Charles Cornwallis. They didn 't even have much money to support their soldiers by giving them supplies and food. The British army were defeated easily, with some of them injured or
One first factor why the war was not over by Christmas 1914 was because of the failure of the Schlieffen plan. The Schlieffen Plan was the German war plan that was aiming to wn the war by taking control of Paris in 40 days, causing the French to surrender and freeing up troops to send East to fight the Russians. If nobody had inhabited Belgium or France, the plan might have worked. The plan did not take into account the possibility that the Belgians, having been promised neutrality, would become angered and would defend their country. It also did not take into account the chance that Britain would fight for Belgian neutrality too, as Germany had hoped that Britain would remain neutral.
The top reasons that United States of America lost in Vietnam War was because, corruption, climate and the lack of interests. The people in the United State of America did not support the war and certainly did not appreciate how the government decided to put their hands in the foreign countries. The young soldiers when they first arrived Vietnam their bodies did not adjust to the temperature and weather in Vietnam. When the United State government sent supplies and money over to the South Vietnamese military the money went to the pocket of the people in the upper power. Back in the 1960s the technology that United State of America had was way more advanced than Vietnam.
After World War I he returned to Germany, which had become a desolate place without opportunities. He then moved to the United States, as fate would have it, during the midst of the Great Depression. To make matters worse, at that time Germans were not highly thought of in the United States. Joe struggled to show the medical scholars of the day that his methods were revolutionary. But because of who he was and the lack of a formal education, Joe was not considered credible.