Analyze The Causes Of The American Revolution Research Paper

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In 1776, a few people in the colonies found that creating a nation, a symbol, a legal unity, would give them the power over land, profits, and political power. As these ideas spread, it would soon lead to the American Revolution. By 1760, there had been 18 uprising attempts to overthrow the government, 6 black rebellions, and 40 other various riots. Around this time, there was a lot of local leadership amongst the colonists with intentions of direction rebellious energy towards England. The British had dominated the French and Indian War and with them out of the way, England could turn its attention to its control over the colonies. They needed money from the debts the war brought, and they looked to the colonies for it. This meant the colonists
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