Articles Of Confederation And The Declaration Of Independence

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In the 18th century, colonists, sick and tired of Britain’s excessive interventionism with the ends of collecting taxes to alleviate the financial burden of the French and Indian War, began the American Revolutionary War in April 1775 and met at the Second Continental Congress to create the Articles of Confederation, write the Declaration of Independence, and draft a Model Treaty - all this was done in an attempt to stop Britain from intervening in a land where the sense of national identity and desire for independence was growing fast. After more than 200 skirmishes and battles, the thirteen colonies were able to stop the monarchy of Britain from imposing taxes and laws to them and establish a new form of government of the people, by the people

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