The American Revolution : The Causes Of The American Revolutionary War

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The American Revolution is perhaps the most famous war in United States history. This event is what gained the American Colonies independence from England after countless debates on the subject. There are many things that can be blamed for the cause of this war. Key events such as the “unfair” taxes on the colonies and the abundant acts that the English forced upon the colonies can be attributed to the eventual secession. However, another event can be blamed for the cause of the Revolutionary war if you look further back in history. This event is the Sugar Interest. In 1754, The English Colonies were a powerhouse when it came to sugar production. However, their substantial sugar growth destroyed the land on the East coast, making it infertile. This was one of the reasons that caused colonists to expand westward to claim new land. Problems arose, though in the Ohio River valley. The French colonies north of New England also sought to expand their territory, leading them to the same valley as the British, which quickly led to conflict. The French and Indian War, also called the Seven Years’ War, lasted until 1763, in which the British ultimately won. The Treaty of Paris was signed in that year and it made a compromise between the two European colonies.
As conflicts with the French and natives were on the rise, the English Colonies continued to be one of the best nations in sugar production. They had many sugar plantations located on the East coast in which they utilized a
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