causes of the american revolution 3

While the Declaration of Independence has long been viewed as the beginning of the Revolution, in reality, the storm had been brewing for decades by the time Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence in 1776.

In this essay, you will be analyzing and evaluating the causes of the American Revolution using both primary and secondary sources.

In the process, you will be practicing one of the key skills in the historical thinking: evidence-based argumentation. Learning to make a clear argument that is supported by specific evidence is essential to the kind of critical thinking that your time in college should help you develop.

Assigned Readings:

  1. American (pro-Revolutionary perspective
    1. Resolutions Stamp Act Congress
    2. The Rights of the British Colonies Asserted and Proved
  2. British (anti-Revolutionary) Perspective
    1. Declaratory Act
    2. Soame Jenyns and Samuel Johnson

Then, in an essay of at least 2 pages and no more than 3, double-spaced. Answer the following question:

In this unit, we explored the coming of the American Revolution. Using at least 3 of the primary sources provided in this unit, you should analyze both the long-term and short-term causes of the Revolution.

MLA format

12-point font with a simple, clean font such as Times New Roman or Arial. Use 1″ inch margins on all sides and double-space the text.

No wikipedia as a source

Additional can be used as well as sources attached