American Revolution 5

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The American Revolution of 1776 had its factors dating all the way back to the early 1600's, and its legacy continues still today. Several factors that contributed to the revolt were parliamentary taxation without representation, restrictions of the colonists' civil liberties, the British military measures, specifically in Boston, and the colonists' legacy of religious and governmental freedom. A key to the American Revolution was the English Parliament. The Parliament had considered the colonies to be subservient, …

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…king and Parliament felt about the colonies, and how they were considered to be minor, complaining subjects of England. As presented, the American revolution was brought on many several factors, and when these were analyzed by the colonists, the only viable option was to revolt against their native country. In accordance with this, it can be looked on as Parliament and the king bringing on their own misfortune and the demise of the American colonies.