American History: The American Revolution

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The American Revolution is a major part of American History because of the effects on the Untied States. The colonies wanted to be Independent and not to be put under the power of the British . The British were growing in power and they were able to control the Parliament on the people. The British wanted to increase the taxes on the colonies and the Britain also wanted to decrease the profit from the colonial trade, which would have the colonies to lose money. The colonist were very unhappy, so they began to revolt with the Parliament. The colonist were unsatisfied as the British kept placing acts on the colonies. The Proclamation of 1763 was placed on the colonies, and it only was helping the British. The different type of acts that the …show more content…
The Stamp Act was a very dangerous situation between the colonies and the British government.The Stamp Act was the first act that was placed and the colonist was very angry because of how much money they were losing from this. The Stamp Act was an imposed tax on printed documents like newspapers, almanacs, licenses and more. “ British officials were soon collecting more than ten times, as much annual revenue from America as before 1763.” (Pg 111). The quote has the meaning that the British were making tons of money, more than the yearly amount that the colonist was making at this time. This was causing many conflicts between the two countries, and the colonists wanted to do something about the British taking control of them. The British were using the colonies as an easy way to make more money and become more powerful. The British only placed the Stamp Acts on the colonist so, they were able to make easy money and to take away money from the …show more content…
All of the acts had a huge impact on the colonies, and they greatly affect the colonies economy. This made the colonies irritated, so they would have to respond. The British began to tax the colonies on all the British goods, that the colonies would need. The colonies began to boycott to stop the British from making money for everyday needs. The colonies stood up for themselves and they created the First Continental Congress, to come together and pitch their ideas as a nation. The British came to the Americas on April 19, 1775, and the war had finally begun, after all, of the conflicts between the British and the

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