What Are The Long Term Causes Of The American Revolution

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The American Revolution occurred between 1765 and 1783. Colonists in the thirteen american colonies had disagreements with the british monarchy and aristocracy. The American Revolution War was also known as the U.S. War of Independence. During these years Americans went through a series of battles and new laws and rules were set. During the American Revolution there were a lot of long term and short term causes, including economic factors, english political legacy, and foreign policy. Most of the long term causes were caused by the inequalities with Great Britain’s colonies in America and Great Britain. British had gained France’s colonies in North america as a result of the french and Indian war and were seeking to take over the American colonies both politically and economically. The British did this in order to receive the respect that they desired as its governor. However the Americans did not want to allow the British to take control because they were abusing their power as governor to enforce laws. The Proclamation of 1763, was a rule that was later established by King George III in order for the colonies to stop expanding. This later affected the Americans, causing them land that could no longer be purchased from the Indians. The Americans did not favor this because this caused them to not make money from …show more content…

The Boston Massacre took place on March 5th, 1770. During the Boston Massacre the colonies decided to take action and attack a group of british soldiers. This was the start of the protest as the British were becoming aware of the american colonists act of interrogation. Later on on December 16th, 1773 the Boston Tea party had occurred. The American colonist were not pleased to find out that they were only allowed to buy tea from the british. This was costly for the american colonist because the british sold their tea at a low rate however they would tax them as

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