American war of independence (THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE AMERICAN WAR OF…
American war of independence
Defective administration: The British parliament did not recognize the colonial problems--> The colonists raised their voices against the defective administration system.
Restrictions on colonial trade: The British Government regulated the colonial trade for its own advantage.
Influenced by seven year's war: (1756- 1763) the war had a impact on the colonies. The colonies began to be revolutionary by the fact that they did not need the British army.
The writers and the philosophers: Thomas Paine(Commonsense) alongside with Samuel Adams inspired the Americans. Other were Locke, Rousseau, Adam Smith and Milton.
The stamp act (1756):
The declaratory act (1766):
Townshend's policy: The canceler of executor imposed duties on tea, glass, lead, paper and colour imported to the American colonies. The Americans then acted rebellious and boycotted the trade relationship with England.
Lords North's Measures : The prime minister of England, Lord North, abolished duties on glass, lead, paper etc. But maintained on tea. This made the Americans mad. Some americans rained some british soldiers with snowballs, and the soldiers answered with firing shots and killed five Americans. (BOSTEN MASSACRE)
The Boston tea party:
The declaration of independence: the 4th July 1776, a paper was drafted by Thomas Jefferson and the declaration was accepted by the congress of the thirteen American states.
The course of war: The war between the colonies and England then started(1776). In 1777 the British commander surrounded at Saratoga.
THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE AMERICAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE:
The thirteen colonies were free from their mother country. George Washington was the first president of the United States.
The American War Of Independence were felt all over Europe.
The independence also infueced the people of France. They wanted to experience the same for their own country. The same for Ireland, who freed themselves from England in 1782.
The war of independence gave a serious setback for the British colonialism and destroyed it.
Thomas Jefferson's "declaration of rights" aroused people to stand up for their rights. The rights of human-beings got a new spin
After the war America got a democratic Nation under the leadership of George Washington.
America grew to become one of the worlds super powers after opening a new venue of trading routes and new trading countrys.
Australia came under the rule of England.