1. For much of the eighteenth century, Britain and France were at war, involving the American colonies. How did this warfare affect the colonies and their people?
2. What was the series of events that brought Britain and the colonies to the brink of war by 1774? To what extent were they the product of poor leadership? Differing theories of government? Different social experiences?
3. At what point did the American Revolution become unavoidable? Until that point, how might it have been avoided?