US Economic History 1 — How Mercantilism Started the American Revolution

The British Empire’s mercantilist plan backfired — and led to the American Revolution. Video created with the Bill of Rights Institute to help students  ace their exams.  

This is the first video in a series of nine with Professor Brian Domitrovic, which aim to be a  resource for students  studying for US History exams and provide a survey of different (and sometimes opposing) viewpoints on key episodes in U.S. economic history. How do you think we did?