Was The American Revolution Right Or Wrong

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American Revolution Some historians believe that American Colonists were in the wrong to start the American Revolution. “To this day, now over two hundred years later, the reasons behind this abrupt transition of England and its American colonies from allies to enemies are debated.” . I believe that the American colonists made the right decision on seperating from Britain because of the new tax acts imposed, Boston Massacre, and Intolerable Acts. In 1763 the Americans won a 7 Year War alongside Britain against France. The Americans now had opened up the Mississippi Valley for expansion. This victory made American colonists very proud and patriotic toward their English heritage. “But only twelve years later, these American colonists found themselves locked in a bitter and violent conflict with the mother country that had so recently been the object of their…show more content…
One of the acts was the Boston Port Act, this closed Boston Harbor which was the trade center for Boston. Another act was the Administration of Justice Act, this let British soldiers get away with almost any crime and not be punished. The Quartering Act ordered British soldiers stay in colonists home which included the colonists to feed and care after the soldiers. “What is to defend us against so enormous, so unlimited a power? . . . We are reduced to the alternative of choosing an unconditional submission to the tyranny of irritated [British officials], or resistance by force.- The latter is our choice.” . I believe that the American colonists made the right decision on seperating from Britain because of the new tax acts imposed, the Boston Massacre, and the Intolerable Acts. On September 5th, 1774 the First Continental Congress meeting was called to plan action against the British. Without all of the brave American colonists in the 1700’s, we would not have the best country in the world
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