The American Revolution : A Political Upheaval That Took Place Between 1763 And 1775

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Kevin Tran Michael Moore HIST 1301.21010 October 12th, 2014 The American Revolution The American Revolution, a political upheaval that took place between 1763 and 1775 during which the rebels in the original thirteen American colonies overthrew the authority of the British Crown and founded what we are today, The United States of America. The following events that occurred between 1763 and 1775 were the final events that led to conflict between The American colonies and Great Britain which ultimately lead to America’s independence. Proclamation of 1763, an order from King George III prohibiting all settlement west of the Appalachian mountains. Through miscommunication the relationship between the colonies and Britain became rough as the colonist believed that this boundary was solely enforced to make regulation and control easy for Britain, where the colonist wanted to expand westward. The Sugar Act of 1764, the first attempt by the British government to try to finance the defence of the colonies by placing a tax on sugar and molasses imported into the colonies. The Stamp Act of 1765, a stamp tax that was placed on all legal papers, newspapers, pamphlets, and on any piece of printed paper that was used. This tax however, was later repealed due to the colonists boycotts due to the belief that they were being taxed for extra income and no other beneficial reason. The Quartering Act of 1765, stating that all basic needs that British soldiers stationed in the colonies needed

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