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The American Revolution Review Questions
What Enlightenment ideas helped inspire the American Revolution?
The enlightenment ideas of representative government and the right to overthrow an unjust ruler inspired the American Revolution.
How did the American Revolution affect the world?
Many nations around the world would model their governments and constitutions after the U.S. government and Constitution.
What is the connection between salutary neglect and the American Revolution?
Salutary Neglect was a long-standing British policy of avoiding strict enforcement of parliamentary laws. (1600s-1700s) During this period, American colonists became used to governing themselves, and resented England trying to infringe on this right after the French and Indian War.
Who was the King of England during the American Revolution?
How did the French and Indian War contribute to the American Revolution?
The French and Indian War was very expensive. As a result, England felt that it was only fair that the colonists help pay for the war which led them to increase taxes and tighten control over the colonies.
What were 2 important causes of the American Revolution?
Enlightenment ideas and British efforts to tighten control over the colonies led the American Revolution.
Whose ideas inspired Thomas Jefferson when writing the Declaration of Independence?
The Declaration of Independence Based on the ideas of John Locke and other enlightenment philosophers.
Which country helped America win its independence?
France helped America win the Revolutionary War.
What was the basis for the 1 st American government and why was it problematic?
Articles of Confederation Made the 1 st US government too weak.
What replaced the Articles of Confederation?
U. S. Constitution Replaced the Articles of Confederation