Causes of the Revolutionary War

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During the late seventeen hundreds, many tumultuous events resulted in Colonial opposition to Great Britain. The conditions of rights of the colonists will slowly be changed, as the constriction of the parliament becomes more and more intolerable. During the Seven Years' War England was not only alarmed by the colonists' insistence on trading with the enemy, but also with Boston merchants hiring James Otis in order to protest the legality of the writs of assistance, …

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…rights of a democracy. The transitional period was from 1760's to 1770's. This is a crucial period of time, because this is where the center of power is transferred from the British government, Parliament, to the colonial citizens. A major component to this center of power was the rights of the colonists; the colonists gained their rights through resistance to an imperial power. This transition is depicted through the progression of time in the documents.