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Tea, Taxes, and the American Revolution: Crash Course World History #28 (11:26)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 01:38 How did the Seven Years’ War help cause the American Revolution?
  2. 03:36 Britain fought the expensive Seven Years’ War to defend their American colonies and went to war against the revolutionaries in an attempt to keep them under British rule. Why were the colonies so valuable to Britain?
  3. 03:53 What methods did the colonists use to protest British policies?
  4. 07:57 Who did the revolution benefit the most? Who benefited the least?
  5. 10:19 What does John Green think was the most important change produced by the American Revolution? Was it revolutionary?