Revolutionary: The Start Of The American Revolution

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American Revolution

The start of the American Revolution can be dated back to the year 1765; 1765 marks the start of the thirteen colonies rejection of British Parliament's ability to tax and make laws without their representation in government. In the following years, to about 1775, no fighting was really done but events such as the Boston Tea Party in 1773 escalated tensions between colonists and the British. In 1774 Patriots established their own alternate government to better resist the British King George III and Parliament. The first battle of the American Revolution would be located in Lexington and Concord in April of 1775. In later years Patriots were helped by Spanish, French and Dutch troops to defeat the British. On July
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