Historical Analysis Of King George III's Life

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The revolutionary war “The revolution began previous to the war. The revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people; a change in their religious sentiments of their duties and obligations. This radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments, and affections of the people was the real revolution”- John Adams The American Revolutionary War, also known as the American War of independence, was the armed conflict between the united kingdom and thirteen of its American colonies, which had deemed themselves the independent United States of America. King George III was reigning over Great Britain at this period in time. His life and reign, were longer than any other British sovereign previous to him. Early in his reign, Britain defeated France in the Seven Years War, causing them…show more content…
Until re-analysis occurred during the second half of the twentieth century, his reputation in the U.S was that of an oppressor and in Britain he became "the schmuck for the defeat of imperialism".
A defiance against King George’s taxes and trade regimentation, the American Revolution was the first modern revolution. It was the first time that people fought for their independence in the name of certain principles such as the rule of law, constitutional rights, and popular jurisdiction. There were conflicts and issues caused by the Seven Years' War, and British efforts to abolish American trafficking, to avoid conflict with Native Americans, and to pay the cost of locating soldiers in the colonies. There was also developing resistance in the colonies, such as petitions, intimidation, boycotts, and intercolonial gatherings. Important events such as the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, and the Coercive Acts, destroyed the relationship between Britain and the American
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