Essays Tagged: "No taxation without representation"

For Imposing Taxes on us Without our Consent.

However there were some that were considered by all to be significant infractions. One of these is "no taxation without representation" or more specifically "For imposing taxes on us without our conse ... on us without our consent.The fact that England was taxing the people without representation was by no means a trivial matter. The principle of no taxation without representation dates back to Magna C ...

(3 pages) 59 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Primary Immediate Causes of the French Revolution.

he revolution was cause by a myriad of problems. The lead up to 1789 saw a sharp reversal in the economic and social developments making a condition favorable to revolution. Contributing factors can b ... d the government dry and the king's ministers found it impossible to raise new taxes, old taxes did not yield efficiently.There had been growing in Europe, what has been referred to as the revolutiona ...

(11 pages) 206 3 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

The declaration of independance and its importance in american history.

r act then progressed with the stamp act, which both angered the colonies and developed the phrase 'No taxation without representation'. Next the British put in the townshed acts, which led to the vio ... trading with Britain and inform them that only their assemblies could tax them. However, Britain ignored their requests.By the time The 2nd Continental Congress met armed conflict had already begun i ...

(2 pages) 99 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Neglect that Caused Freedom.

of freedom made the American Revolution inevitable, because the colonists had become accustomed to not being taxed. So, when the crown forced new taxes upon the colonies they reacted by protesting, f ... hain of events that led to a new nation."Salutary neglect" was the British crown, essentially, ignoring the American colonies. This neglect gave the colonies their first, and most important, taste ...

(1 pages) 34 1 2.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What are the causes of the Revioultionary War?

to the revolutionary war. The main reason for the colonists to revolt was the control of commerce. No taxation without representation was the main issue involved with commerce. The colonists thought ... felt that taxation without representation limited their rights as British citizens. The demand for no taxation without representation also helped make the idea of democracy more popular.The colonists ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

"Why do you think the U.S. was the last nation in the industrialized world to permit the institution of slavery?"

many safeguards for our people against unjust arrest and imprisonment. We have a free enterprise economy. People are allowed to vote and there is 'no taxation without representation.' With all this in ... There were many reasons for the delay in the abolishment of slavery, such as social acceptance, economic benefits, and the southern government.First of all, slavery was socially acceptable in the sou ...

(3 pages) 47 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Britain's taxation from 1763 to 1774 and the cause and effects.

Their has been taxation throughout Britain's history since the very start. The most known period of time of taxation has been about 1763 to 1774. Their had been many different taxes mad ... e people to prevent the loss of more of their money. During this time the people created the quote "No taxation without representation". Their had been many different acts made during that time, they ... y were; Sugar Act, Stamp Act, Quartering Act, Declaratory Act, Townsend Acts, Tea Act, and last but not least Intolerable Acts. The acts were not all taxing acts, some were the actions, or reactions g ...

(3 pages) 39 1 3.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The American Revolution--Were Britain's Actions Justified?

d the revolution.The American Revolution was a result of years of unhappiness within the colonies. "No Taxation without Representation," was the driving idea explaining the unfairness of the situation ... "It is inseparably essential to the freedom of a people and the undoubted right of Englishmen, that no taxes be imposed on them but with their own consent, given personally or by their representatives ...

(5 pages) 51 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The American Revolution

There were many reasons for the American Revolution. Two of them were the economic and political changes that the colonies were going through. Only the southern colonies were bo ... stop this trade would lead to rebellion and consequentially ensued. This was a restriction upon economic prosperity of the New England colony. England had put lots of pressure on the colonies and the ... f provocation to the colonists was the stamp act. The stamp act was protested upon the principle of no taxation without representation. The stamp act was affecting virtually all the colonists, and res ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Corporate Social Responsibility

that "taxation without representation"� was the battlecry of the American Revolution.Let us now review how his argument flows: business executive does something extremely good because of socia ... , there is the possibility of a revolution. This argument is faulty, because business executives do not do extreme things like prevent increase in prices to combat inflation. They don't hire people ba ...

(2 pages) 100 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers