Revolutionary War Advantages And Disadvantages

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Both Sides of The Revolutionary War The Revolutionary War was fought by two sides, those being the British and the American colonists, fighting for whether the colonies would remain under British rule, or become their own independent country, and they both had advantages and disadvantages over the other. The Americans were eventually victorious, forming what is known today as the United States of America. It will be discussed in this essay just what advantages and disadvantages each side had, and how these played into the eventual outcome of victory for the colonists. The Revolutionary War started in April of 1775 in response to taxation from Britain, and also a want to separate America from British rule. The reason for this, according to Beauchamp, was that the British wanted to continue to grow their empire’s wealth by increasing the pricing of taxes, which would contribute to the colonist’s protection and administration (Beauchamp, 2010). Taxes that were meant to achieve this were eventually the subject of complaint and protest amongst the colonies, showing their clear disdain for the pricing of the taxes, and also that they felt Britain should not be able to control them from thousands of miles away, eventually leading to the start of the revolutionary war. The battle that is said to have been the beginning of the revolutionary war was the Battle of Lexington and the Battle of Concord. In these two battles, Minutemen, which was the

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