Causes Of The American Revolutionary War

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The American Revolutionary War of 1775 also known as The War for America in Chapter 7 of “The American Promise” was a war between England and settlers of the thirteen British colonies on the North American continent. The war was the result of the political American Revolution which was triggered by the prosperous goods and natural resources of the territories. In 1775 the colonists overthrew British rule by seizing control of each of the thirteen colonial governments, which obviously wasn’t going to be tolerated by England. The following year, they formally declared their independence as a new nation, adopting the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The first war was approached with uneasiness from the Americans as they had very inexperienced armies formed from militias and were going up against the most powerful army in the world. (Hager, Emily.,)
From 1778 onward, other European powers began to fight for the American side in the war along with some Native Americans and African Americans who served on both sides. In early 1778, France with Spain and the Netherlands as allies entered the war against Britain. France’s involvement proved to be crucial, with the
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Most of the colonist just wanted that representation which they seemed to lack. They knew that England would never stop taxing them, so the only choice they seemed to have was to separate from the country totally. It was fundamental in the sense that they were separating themselves from their country and they believed in fewer to no taxes and much less government control. So the question remains; Was the war necessary and was the outcome of the war worth the losses that were created. Let’s take a moment to reflect on why the revolutionary war was a necessity for America and why I feel that the colonist/Americans had no other choice, but to fight the war. (Hager,

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