American Revolution, exposé en anglais de 4 pages niveau terminale
The United States were a British colony. So the British managed the economy, the trade, the politic of this country. The colonists were submittal to British. Between 1720 and 1790, the economy of the British colonies made spectacular great strides, stopped by the wars of succession of Austria and Seven years. The demographic growth and the American territorial expansion constituted the bases of its development.
[...] In 1765, “Stamp which creates an excuses tax on trade papers and the newspapers. Sharp dissatisfaction and protests of the merchants and the large growers, therefore those which dominate the colonial assemblies. Boycotting of the English goods and create “Wire of Freedom” to resist arbitrary of the British sovereign. These problems has caused the Independence War. Thirdly, we speak the revolt with the Revolution. We can talk about the “Boston Tea Party” because it marks the beginning of this war. [...]
[...] Colonies were established in North, Central and South America and in the Caribbean. The English were one of the most important colonizers of the Americas and their American Empire came to rival the Spanish American colonies in extent. Three types of colonies existed in the British Empire during the height of its power. These were charter colonies, proprietary colonies and royal colonies. There two million inhabitants in 1770 against four million inhabitants in 1790. Each colony was managed by a Governor often named by the King. [...]
[...] They have the winner of the War. However after the war there were again tensions and more precisely between North and South. Two features of the development of the colonies of America. On one the hand, they rather accurately reproduce the values of the company and the English culture. In addition, until the years 1770, each colony constituted a political, economic, and social entity connected to the metropolis. Bibliography: terrescontes.free.fr/reperes_chronologiques/etats-unis.htm www.medarus.org/NM/NMTextes/nm_01_02_13col.htm www.linternaute.com/histoire/categorie/63/a/1/1/colonisation.htm http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Histoire_colonisation_des_Etats- Unis_d'Amerique E.TUTTLE, Les îles Britanniques à l'âge moderne 1485-1783, HACHETTE, Paris, 1996. [...]
[...] American Revolution. The United States were a British colony. So the British managed the economy, the trade, the politic of this country. The colonists were submittal to British. Between 1720 and 1790, the economy of the British colonies made spectacular great strides, stopped by the wars of succession of Austria and Seven years. The demographic growth and the American territorial expansion constituted the bases of its development. I have chosen prepare this subject because I found it is interesting to see how the first great power is arriving then today. [...]
[...] When it is remembered that there was only a population of less than two millions and a quarter in the whole of the United States, in the year 1776 (exclusive of Slaves and Indians) it will be seen that but a small proportion of the present population can claim the honour of being descended from the original American stock ; and consequently in ages to come, the arrival of the Virginians, the emigration of the Puritan and Dutch Settlers, as well as the settlement of the Quaker and Huguenot, refugees, will form as memorable epochs in the history of the great Republic as the Saxon and Norman conquest of Great-Britain now do in the history of that country . (Thomas P. Hughes. American Ancestry. Introd.). Secondly, we will see the causes of rupture were various. [...]
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