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  • The American Revolution : The Revolution

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    The American Revolution Revolutionizes the World It was the first revolution to majorly succeed and change how people saw their countries, it was the American Revolution. The American Revolution was the first successful revolution against a European empire that provided a model for many other colonial peoples who realized that they too could break away and become self-governing nations (New world Encyclopedia, 1).The American Revolution was vital to history because ideas seen by other countries started

  • The Revolution Of The American Revolution

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    Every 4th of July, Americans are told the story of the American Revolution. We remember the oppressed colonists fighting against the tyrannical King George III and the formidable red coats. Patriotic heroes are remembered, evil kings are cursed, and the liberties and freedoms won from the war are celebrated. Though America often likes to look back to the revolution, the question of just how much a revolution was the American Revolution is rarely asked. While the American revolution was not as radical

  • Revolution: The American Revolution

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    The American Revolution was a major turn point in American History. The main question is what started this revolution? The seven-year war caused the Parliament to reconsider their primary revenues to be more beneficial to their large national debt. The rioting and rebellions started from multiple acts being implemented on the colonists, whom did not approve these laws. They came up with multiple acts such as The Sugar Act, Stamp Act, and Townshend Act to possibly reverse this tremendous amount of

  • The Revolution Of The American Revolution

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    Between 1770 and 1776, resistance to imperial change turned into a full-on revolution. The American Revolution, also known as the Revolutionary War, was a time of revolting and political uprising, in which the 13 colonies separated from the British Empire, forming the independent nation known as the United States of America. Though the American Revolution began because the colonies wanted independence from Britain, many important historical events and revolts also lead to the tensions and resistance

  • The Revolution Of The American Revolution

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    In regards to the American Revolution, the point that armed rebellion became inevitable arrived when after nearly five constant years of American colonist protesting. American 's had enough and needed to take a stand for the numerous inequalities they were forced to deal with. It was foreseeable that the American Revolution took place due to the unfair taxes that the British were giving Americans. Also, England was not allowing Americans their freedom, along with violence and the political dominance

  • The Revolution Of The American Revolution

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    “The revolution was effected before the war commenced. The revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people.” - John Adams, 1818 This quote means that the revolution actually took place metaphorically before the actually fighting began. It took place in the emotions and thoughts of the Americans. The Road to Revolution After the Seven Years’ War created a financial problem for Britain The British tried to shoulder some of the financial responsibilities onto the Americas in the form of various

  • The American Revolution : The Causes Of The American Revolution

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    This is about the American revolution and the taxes the King of England put on the American colonists and how the American colonists thought that King George was a tyrant. The reason that writing this is to show how the American colonists reacted to the Acts that the King put on them. One of the laws was the sugar act of 1764 and the imports from Britain. There was also the stamp act of 1765 that made the colonists real mad . The result of the Tea act was the Boston tea party lead by the Sons

  • The American Revolution : The Causes Of The American Revolution

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    Causes of the American Revolution As the British’s intentions to colonize the world grew, they quickly set their eyes on the Eastern coastline of North America. After decades of struggling to maintain stable colonies, the British Empire had finally established a large presence along the Eastern coast of North America. At first, many colonists perceived themselves as English, but due to many factors, the idea of independence and self-reliance developed. But as the British began to impose laws and

  • The American Revolution

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    people believe the American Revolution is strictly liberal, in truth it is conservative evidenced by the new British policies, colonial reactions and the examinations of what it means to be conservative vs. liberal. The American Revolution was triggered, by many laws that were passed between 1763 and 1775 that controlled trade and taxes. This legislation caused pressure between colonists and imperial officers, who had made it clear that the British Parliament would not address American complaints relating

  • The American Revolution

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    The American Revolution was the struggle by which thirteen colonies won independence from Great Britain, to become what we now know as The United States of America. The American Revolution came about primarily because the colonists had matured. Their interests and goals were so different and distant from those of the mother country. Local politics, practices, social customs, religious beliefs, and economic interests had gone so far from the English ways. The American Revolution had a tremendous impact