Taxes as Causes to Revolutions Essay
Taxation is a system that the government uses to gain money, they gain this money to support the government and provide public services. The government may secure their profits without taxation from natural resources, products, or services. (Taxation 1)
One place where taxes were and are a problem still in the society is America, many rebellions and wars were caused from the tax increase.
Fleming highlights the fact that “No taxation without representation” was one of the famous slogans during the time of the American Revolution; this slogan means that the Americans were being taxed by the …show more content…
Brinkley has reported that on March 1774 a parliament was passed for the Boston Port Act, which concluded that the city’s harbor was to be closed until the colony paid Britain 9,750 pounds of tea. They colonies never paid Britain the tea and they began to protest happened in the colonies, leaders mocked at the laws “The intolerable Act” and “The Coercive Acts” (Brinkley 2) With the colonies having to pay British with tea it was like them paying taxes, from the colonies