The American Revolution ( 1775-1783 ) May Be Considered A Revolutionary Event

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The American Revolution (1775-1783) may be considered a “revolutionary event” because it forever changed American society by igniting a unified stance of independence separate from British rule. On one hand, the Revolution produced independence that unified the American people for a common purpose to claim their well deserved “freedoms and liberties” and maintain aspects their American social structure and its economy as it was, without domination from the King. On the other hand, there was no necessity for a revolution or a civil upheaval, when Parliament already gave elected American citizens the authority to maintain public affairs and enforced a moderate sum of taxation on the American economy, which was hardly disrupted or exceedingly forced. However, it was clear the problem Americans had with Parliament and Great Britain was the imperial government’s interference of what they claimed to be their land, their rights, and their ability to make decisions for themselves. American congresses were appalled when they could not consent to or refuse acts of Parliament and sought to nullify such acts and completely overturn the British government’s power. They did not see how they were benefited as subjects of the British kingdom and therefore preferred to have dominion over themselves completely, which would prove to disrupt the lives of many Americans as they separated from the safety of the world’s wealthiest and most powerful empire. The first article describes the…

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