Great Britain's Relationship With The 13 Colonies

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For 10 years or so years, Great Britain experienced a deteriorating relationship with her 13 colonies in North America. The Revolutionary War was a direct cause of this poor relationship. There were many events that caused turmoil but there were several key events that turned the table. British Parliament, in 1765, adopted the Stamp Act, which levied taxes on paper for to generate higher revenue from the colonies. The colonies responded with the Stamp Act Congress who simply opposed this legislation. That very next year the Declaratory Act, also known as the American Colonies Act, was passed with the repeal of the Stamp Act. The Declaratory Act stated that Parliaments power was the same in America as it is in Britain. The Stamp Act was repealed
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