Why Was The American Revolution Important

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THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION The American Revolution was a very important and significant war, because it was a war of Independence from Great Britain. If America lost it would mean that America would lose all its freedom. There are many things that lead up to the Revolution such as the Stamp Act, Tea Act and other various events. The Stamp Act was made by Parliament, March 22, 1765. The new tax was forced on every American and was required them to pay a tax on every copy of printed paper they used. Ship's papers, legal documents, licenses, newspapers, other publications, and even playing cards were taxed. The money gathered by the Stamp Act was to be put toward to help pay the costs of defending and protecting the America near the Appalachian Mountains (10,000 troops were to be stationed on the American frontier for this purpose). The real price of the Stamp Act was a small amount. What made the law so personal to the colonists was not much the cost but the requirement it seemed to set. In the past, taxes and …show more content…
George Washington once said:” We have therefore to resolve to conquer or die: Our own Country's Honor, all call upon us for a vigorous and manly exertion, and if we now shamefully fail, we shall become infamous to the whole world.” What ended the American Revolution was The Treaty of Paris, signed in Paris by representatives of King Gorge the III of Great Britain and representatives of the United States of America on September 3, 1783, ended the American Revolutionary War. This treaty, along with the separate peace treaties between Great Britain and the nations that supported the American cause—France, Spain and the Dutch Republic are known collectively as the Peace of Paris. Its territorial provisions were "exceedingly generous" to the United States in term of enlarged

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