American Revolution 1763 Analysis

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From 1763 to 1775 the Colonies in North America under the rule of Great Britain had many conflicts and tensions. The Colonists were struggling to fight for their independence. While Great Britain still perused in taxing goods and ruling with complete control. The Colonists began a long battle for independence with Great Britain thus known as the American Revolution. On January 14th 1766 George Grenville a member of British parliament stated that the reason Britain is taking goods and imports is due to them being in debt with the Colonies. Great Britain protects and gives aid to the Colonies causing them to be in debt. Grenville believes that the colonists should pay back “a small share to the public expense”. Grenville believes that parliament has the power to impose taxes on the Colonies due to then still being a part of Great Britain. Just as Grenville says that Britain has all the write to tax goods, Dr Samuel Johnson states that the colonies “they are subject to the English government and chargeable by…show more content…
Some of which include the Sugar Act of 1764, Stamp Act of 1765, Quartering Act of 1765 and the Intolerable Act of 1774. The Intolerable Act put taxes on imported goods, this causing the greatest decline on British imports. The Colonists began to boycott goods and stand up for their rights. In a letter written by George Washington to Bryan Fairfax, Washington states that asking Britain to reduce taxes was wrong. Washington says that it would be asking for a favor to reduce taxes and than not claiming a right. In order for Britain to tax the Colonists according to Washington Parliament should write a petition and ask for the Colonists consent rather then “taxation without representation”. As time goes on and the Colonies become more and more resentful war breaks out between the Colonists and Great Britain and the battle for independence
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