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The Reasons For the Revolutionary War Book By Bob Tucker Report By Patrick Cullen The cruel British rule of the American colonies in the ten years before the outbreak led to the Revolutionary War The mismanagement of the colonies the tax policies that violated the colonist rights the politics in England and merchant policies that benefited the English more then the colonists all show the British incompetence in their rule over the colonies These problems were some of the causes of the Revolutionary War The interests of England within the colonies were selfish The English were trying to govern the colonies by using the mercantilism system Mercantilism is when The state directs all the economic activities within its borders England was not attempting to make any changes that would help the colonists They limited the colonies commerce to internal trade only The English were exploiting the colonies by demanding that the colonies import more from England then they exported to the colonies They were importing raw materials from the colonies and making them into exportable goods in England They would then ship these goods to places all around the world including the colonies Throughout the seventeenth century the English saw America as a place to get materials they didnt have at home and sell them as finished products somewhere else This was detrimental to the colonies because it prevented them from manufacturing any of the raw materials they produced and made them more dependent on England In addition local political issues distracted them from the activities of the colonies Throughout the sixteen hundreds Great Britain was more involved in solving the Constitutional issue of who was to have more power in English government the king or parliament When this issue was finally resolved in the Glorious Revolution of 1688 England turned its attention back to the colonies and found that colonists had developed their own identity as Americans
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