Life, Liberty and No More Taxes!
Analysis of the economic conditions leading up to the American Revolution.
This paper explores the economic circumstances and ideals which lead up to the American Revolution. It takes into account British heavy handedness as well as the economic developments in the “new world.”
“On the fourth of July 1776, The Declaration of Independence was signed by men that would be known simply as our forefathers. How did this come to be? How is it that men that had not so long before seen themselves as English come to declare independence from there motherland? How is it that simple colonials who were English before they were Americans fight a bloody revolution to gain their independence from the very country they had once sworn allegiance to?”