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A Bunch of Men in Wigs Who Didn't Want To Pay Their Taxes.
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A Bunch of Men in Wigs Who Didn't Want To Pay Their Taxes
The American Revolution was and will always be the most important piece of history for the United States of America. It was revolutionary. We The People broke free from Britain and gained our independence. But the question is, how much was gained? Did we lose more that we gained? Were the consequences larger than the positive aspects? Only one third of the colonists enthusiastically supported the Revolution. While I am happy to be an American, and will always support decisions made my founding fathers, I can't help but being a little reticent to slapping them on the backs and congratulating them for being masters of the world.
From 1763, Colonists had only to be convinced that an arbitrary ruler-whether Parliament or King-was violating their inherent rights, to feel that rebellion was justified. The colonists were unhappy and being treated shabbily by their motherland, trouble was brewing. This conviction was bred in them by the series of events that occurred between 1763 and 1776. The language used to protest the British Acts was legal, and political. But the primary cause of the Revolution was
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