To answer this question, we need to compare the range of factors: – Actions/mistakes made by British in Boston, which increased tension. – Actions of popular resistance (incl. Sons of Liberty) which increased tensions. – Actions of elite (intellectual protest) which increased tension – British policies in London which increased tension – Mistakes made by British officials in Boston which increased tension. Structure: 1. Start with thesis outlining the factors 2. Then write about each factor beginning with the one in the question (actions of British army). New paragraph for each factor. 3. Make sure that each factor is introduced with a topic sentence that relates back to the question 4. In conclusion, explain which factor is the most important, saying why it is more important than other factors.