Flashcards in The American Revolution Deck (8)
How did the American Revolution influence world history?
By sparking revolutions in other nations/countries (Greece, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Mexico, Switzerland etc.)
How did the principles of the American Revolution reflect ideas of the Enlightenment?
They involved benefiting the people (popular sovereignty, equality before the law, constitutional rights & Rule of law)
What were the 7 causes of the American Revolution?
1. Absence of a titled Aristocracy
2. Ownership of property
3. Religious Diversity
4. Relative absence of poverty
5. A lack of Urban development
6. Lack of difference to authority
7. Presence of slaves
Loyal to British Government
Wanted a change in government
All governments exist for the benefit of the governed
A group of people that gather for a certain cause