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THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: CAUSES (1) BY NANDINI MAHARAJ
ABOUT ME Nandini Maharaj BA Hons. History (Lady Shri Ram College) . MA Human Rights (Sheffield Hallam University) .Reader, dancer . Rate, review, and recommend!
TOPICS . Introduction The Seven Years Wars . Recovery of expenditure by taxes Mercantile Capitalism Role of Enlightenment Thinkers
INTRODUCTION . A number of English colonies were established in the Americas between 1606 and 1670 by individuals and companies They were granted commercial charters by the British monarchy and were expected to reap rewards from their speculation. For several reasons, the thirteen colonies of North America threw off the British hold and came together to form the United States of America during the American revolution These were the colonies of Massachusetts Bay, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.
LES TREIZE COLONIES 1775 Canada New Hampshire/ Massa chusetts New York Rhode Island 2 Penn- sylvanie 3 Connecticut Territoires! indiens4New Jersey Delaware Virginie Maryland Caroline du Nord Oc an Atlantique Caroline du Sud 1 Boston 2 New York 3 Philadelphie 4 Baltimore 5 Charleston 5 G orgie Con
INTRODUCTION . The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783. . They defeated the British in the American Revolutionary War in alliance with France and others. The most signifyicant consequence of the revolution was the drafting of the Constitution of the United States.
THE SEVEN YEARS WAR A worldwide conflict fought 1756 1763. . It involved every European great power of the time and affected Europe, Europe, the Americas, West Africa, India, and the Philippines. India, and the Phippines. . In India, the Mughal Empire tried to fight off the British with the support of the French (Battle of Plassey, the Carnatic Wars).
THE SEVEN YEARS WAR . It is also known as the French and Indian War in USA, referring to the two main enemies of the US Colonists. . The was removed France as a major player in North American affairs The territory of New France was ceded to Great Britain . Great Britain won the war but became heavily indebted.
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