The Stamp Act Of 1765 : The Cause Of The American Revolution

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Looking back in time, the relationship between the British and the colonists became tense after the French and Indian War and resulted in numerous decisions and events that could have become the cause of the American Revolution. Historians were able to note each event that occurred before the revolution that as a whole made it inevitable. When asked the question of what event caused the idea of a revolution to be thought of in the future, none of the incidents during that time period seemed to have the power to create a decision like starting a war. However, judging by the colonists and the British harsh actions towards each other, there are a couple of events in history that could have been classified as “the point that caused the revolution”. Out of these events, the Stamp Act of 1765 is the law in history that made the American revolution inevitable. The Stamp Act of 1765 was one of the most controversial acts in history that occurred almost 11 years before the revolution. Even though the time gap is quite large, the law had more of an impact on the future of the colonists’ rebellion than any other act or battles. The French and Indian War, or the Seven Years War, started the downhill relationship between the British and the colonists after Britain helped them and ended up in a financial crisis, leading to heavy taxation. Since it occurred almost 22 years before the revolution, there is no chance that the colonists were thinking about a rebellion. They probably did
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