American Enlightenment related to the American Revolution?

American Enlightenment related to the American Revolution? Topic: Research papers on american revolution
July 17, 2019 / By Morven
Question: I am doing a research paper on the American Enlightenment. I have to discuss the connection between the American Enlightenment ideals and the American Revolution. Please help me..it is the last of the six questions that i had to answer and i have been working on it all day! 10 pts for the best answer...please help me out.. please answer with help...don't be stupid! thank you
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Lizzie Lizzie | 3 days ago
The ideas of the Enlightenment provide the background to the American Revolution. Some (not all) of the ideas include: The background of Locke's ideas in the Declaration of Independence. Pay attention to the language of this document. It just reeks of Enlightenment ideas (laws of nature, the duty of people to revolt against oppression). The Declaration itself is an Enlightenment idea ( a logical statement of ideas that express the reasons for the colonists to separate from the British government). The creation of the American government and constitution are also based on the Enlightenment (Locke, Rousseau and the social contract, Montesquieu and the three-branched government). This is a start. Have fun.
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Lizzie Originally Answered: Is it possible that North American Natives are not related to Central and South American Natives?
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Lizzie Originally Answered: Is it possible that North American Natives are not related to Central and South American Natives?
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Karly Karly
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Karly Originally Answered: American revolution?
IF you really want to know DETAIL of the causes of the American Revolution, keep in mind the context of the causes of it too, How did the causes come about? What was there before the causes? What happened between the good times when there was no need for independence, and the colonists were happy and loyal subjects, and the harsh times that spurred on the causes of the revolution? There was a HUGE war on a world-wide scale ("Seven Years War") that preceded the causes of the American Revolution, and the after-effects of that, plus a new King, who was new at reigning and who had health problems with his blood, a disease called porphyria and some arsenic from some source, that in turn affected his nervous system and mental condition, making unwise decisions and counterproductive economic and political strategies...and so on...leading to mutual antagonism between the crown and the colonists. The British Govt at that time had HUGE expenses and debts leftover from funding the Seven Years War, and a swollen ego for conquering New France and controlling almost all North America. From here you can study by yourself the specific events leading up to the full blown Revolution that made USA independent, and started the settlement and development of Canada. There is a fantastic history book series that is just packed with detail information and written as concisely as possible on "The American Revolution 1774 - 1783", ISBN 184176 3438 , a history seen from political, strategic, tactical, cultural, and individual perspectives. I highly recommend it. EDIT: Additional ideas, for extra inspiration, flip through some of the other people's questions and answers on YAHOO ANSWERS relating to the American Revolution. There may be some interesting comments, some interesting angles and specifics that could give you extra ideas to check out for validity. To the right of the "search for questions", click on the " Advanced" then type in your parameters about American Revolution and check other questions and statements.
Karly Originally Answered: American revolution?
The colonies were merely a way to produce income for the UK. Britain taxed the colonies to pay for the French & Indian War, which was costly for the UK. Sending soldiers across the Atlantic was difficult while, at the same time, the British were still defending itself against France on their shores. After the war the colonies were given the task of paying for it, while still not being given represenation in Parliament (since they were only colonies). The colonists were incensed at this, since their mother country (many still thought of Britain as such) were not considering them citizens. Thomas Paine riled up the citizenry with his pamphlet "Common Sense". Because of this people spoke out against the Stamp Tax (which raised the price of stamps- costly for the colonies as all imports and exports needed such stamps) and they came together to throw tea into Boston Harbor during the Boston Tea Party, a response to the Tea Tax. When a mob threatened and threw stones at British Soldiers in Boston they were fired upon and several colonists died. The UK, in response, sent more troops over to help the more and more violent colonists. When the British troops tried to reach the armory to supply themselves at Lexington & Concord, they were met by civilian militia, who fired upon them, starting the Revolutionary War.

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