Events leading to the cause of the Revolutionary War

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During the late seventeen hundreds, many events resulted in colonial opposition to Great Britain. The British created laws and taxes that were viewed as unjust and unfair. The colonists accepted Britain's rules and taxes at first, but only for a certain period. They soon grew weary of Britain and chose to declare their independence. The beginning of their turmoil began during the French and Indian War. Britain had passed a series of Navigation Acts. These …

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…more freely, it grew acceptance. On July second, 1776, Thomas Jefferson started drafting a declaration of independence. On July fourth, it was accepted and America declared their independence from Great Britain. Britain ruled it's colonies without much care of their input. The colonists felt like their liberty had been stripped down. The British government had ordered them around for as long as they could. The colonists finally got tired of it and decided to stop it.