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Taxation and the American Revolution.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Australasian Accounting Business & Finance Journal. 2017, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p20-29. 11p.

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Abstract: This article looks at the interrelationship between revolution and tax in the context of the American Revolution. It examines the role of ordinary people in demanding, among other things, as part of wider demands for democracy and equality, no taxation...

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The Declaration of Independence.

Publication Type: Primary Source

Source(s): Declaration of Independence (Primary Source Document). 8/1/2017, p1. 5p.

Abstract: The article presents the text of the Declaration of Independence, which was ratified in Congress on July 4, 1776, and was the unanimous decision of the 13 United States of America. The document begins with the phrase "When in the course of human events...

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Aids to Independence.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): History Today; Jan2010, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p20-25, 6p, 7 Color Photographs, 1 Black and White Photograph

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Abstract: The article focuses on British and French caricatures and print images of the American Revolution. Some of the prints discussed present images of the 1773 Boston Tea Party in Massachusetts, the 1781 Surrender of British troops at Yorktown, Virginia, an...

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The American Revolution Reconsidered.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): History Today; Feb1952, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p126-132, 7p

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Abstract: The article provides an overview of Great Britain's responses to the American Revolution, considering its causes, the attitudes of King George III towards both the constitution and the American colonies, and the response of Parliament towards the war. ...

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'No King unless it be a Constitutional King': Rethinking the Place of the Quebec Act in the Coming of the American Revolution.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Historian. Fall2011, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p463-479. 17p.

Abstract: The article explores how American colonial sentiments towards the 1774 Quebec Act became a cause of the American Revolution. The author argues that the personal efforts of Great Britain's King George III to both support and pass the legislation helped ...

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American Land-Grab.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): History Today. Jul2016, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p66-66. 1/4p.

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Abstract: A letter to the editor is presented that responds to the article "How the Brits Lost America" by George Goodwin in the April 2016 issue.

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Lighting the Fuse of Revolution in Virginia, May 1765: Rereading the "Journal of a French Traveller in the Colonies".

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): William & Mary Quarterly. Oct2011, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p657-670. 14p.

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Abstract: An essay is presented on the response in Williamsburg, Virginia to Great Britain's Stamp Act of 1765. It comments an account by a spy, referred to as the "Journal of a French Traveller in the Colonies." The author considers the actions of the Virginia ...

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“A Messiah that Will Never Come”.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Diplomatic History. Nov2008, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p779-810. 32p. 3 Illustrations.

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Abstract: The article explores the notion of whether the American defeat of the British forces at the battle of Saratoga, New York in October 1777 during the U.S. Revolution was the reason for France signing the Treaty of Amity and Commerce in February 1778. The...

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Coming of the American Revolution, 1764-1776Mission US.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of American History. Mar2013, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p1330-1332. 3p.

Abstract: The article reviews the websites Coming of the American Revolution, 1764–1776, located at http://www.masshist.org/revolution/, from the Massachusetts Historical Society, and Mission US, located at http://www.mission-us.org, from the public media entity...

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George III, Tyrant: The Crisis as Critic of Empire, 1775–1776.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): History; Oct2009, Vol. 94 Issue 316, p434-460, 27p

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Abstract: Copyright of History is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email artic...

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