The American Revolution
DUE, MONDAY, November 4th Name:
Choose one of the following; answer completely with examples and support to strengthen your essay. These examples/supports should come from the notes, texts, or outside sources.
- Explain the causes behind the American Revolution. Beginning with the French & Indian War, define the perspectives of the British and the Colonists, what did each of these "sides" believe provoked them?
- Explain what Howard Zinn might mean be titling chapters "Tyranny is Tyranny" and "A kind of Revolution" – elaborate and offer insights as to his meanings.
- Explain what Zinn means by using the word "myth" when referencing the American Revolution. Clarify and define the myth and how Zinn realigns this myth.