Causes of the American Revolution. Goal 1- Objective 1.03 Civics and Economics. Goals and Objectives. Goal 1 - The learner will investigate the foundations of the American political system and explore basic values and principles of American democracy.
Goal 1- Objective 1.03
Civics and Economics
A. British won, left them with a huge debt.
A. Boycott – refuse to buy
A. Repealed – overturned or cancelled.
A. Declaratory Act – Parliament had the right to make decisions for the colonies in all cases.
1. Writs of Assistance – Allowed British to search homes without warrant.
A. “No Taxation Without Representation”
4. Coercive/Intolerable Acts – passed as a punishment for the tea party, restricted colonists civil rights including trial by jury.
A. Olive Branch Petition – document sent to King George III, giving him an ultimatum.