American Revolution : The Great British Army Conquered Parts Of The American Colonies

1027 Words Nov 12th, 2015 5 Pages
Jiewan Hong
Ms. Seydewitz
U.S. History
11 November 2015
American Revolution Essay After the Great British Army conquered parts of the American colonies, they thought it would be easy to conquer all of the colonies because of their huge advantages against them. However, the British was wrong. Starting from about 1763, the American colonies were taken under control by a new British ruler, King George III. He was such a tyrant because he tried to do everything he could, to defeat and claim the America’s lands. He created new laws that were unjust and unreasonable for the Americans. Some laws were so painful to the Americans that some of the colonists started protesting against the British government and the Parliament. The laws created by the British soon divided the colonists into Patriots and Loyalists. Patriots were the Americans who decided to take violent actions in order to make the British stop creating these unfair laws. On the other hand, Loyalists were American colonists, yet they were still willing to stay loyal to the British government. Finally, after months of protests by the Patriots, George Washington became the general of the new Continental Army to lead the Americans to a war that would soon change their lives. The American Revolution war, changed the relationship between Great Britain and the American Colonies. Ultimately, the tighter control of the British led to the American Revolution War in British colonial America because of the Quartering Acts created…
Open Document