After reviewing the relationship between England and its colonies, analyze its effect on the American Revolution by answering the following questions:
Did England have a right to tax the colonists?
Were the colonists justified in resisting British policies after the French and Indian War?
Was the American Revolution solely a revolt against taxes or was the break away from the mother country inevitable?
Would you have been part of the revolution? In what way?
In your original post, ensure you are providing detailed and analyzed support for your position.When responding to classmates, include additional information for why you agree with their position or information explaining why you do not agree with their position.Make sure to provide cited information to support your position. All work must be in APA format.OpenStax College, U.S. History. OpenStax College. 23 December 2014. (Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11740/latest/)
Chapter 5 – Imperial Reforms and Colonial Protests, 1763-1774
Chapter 6 – America’s War for Independence, 1775-1783
Primary Source Documents:
Lesh, B. A., & Finkelman, P. (2008). Milestone Documents in American History : Exploring the Primary Sources That Shaped America. Dallas, Tex: Salem Press.
Quartering Act (pages 17-26)
Intolerable Acts (pages 55-80)
Common Sense – by Thomas Paine
Declaration of IndependenceEbook: “History in the Making: A History of the People of the United States of America to 1877,” read the following:
Chapter 7: The Road to Revolution, 1754 – 1775
Chapter 8: The American Revolution
Chapter 9: Articles of Confederation and the Constitution