Why Did The American Revolution Happen

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Why did the American Revolution happen? Well, I could talk about it now or I could just start from the very beginning. I am just going to start when the colonists left for the new world. It all started with the way the king ruled Great Britain . The colonists did not like the way he ruled, with high taxes and forcing them on one religion. They were sick and tired of they way they were forced to live. So they thought it over and came to an agreement. They made The Declaration of Independence to get away from the rule of the king. The colonists wanted to break away from the church of england.There was a group of people called Separatists who wanted no connection with the Church of England. This group’s leaders name was William Bradford. William…show more content…
Samuel Adams, the leader of the Sons of Liberty, declared that this marked a victory for the colonists. What happened that winter became known as the Boston Massacre. The Boston Massacre started the American Revolution. The First Continental Congress was a meeting between the 13 colonies. The Continental Congress became the governing body of the United States during the revolution. The colonies were sick and tired of the British. During the meeting, the articles of association were created. It basically said that if the Intolerable Acts, “were the American Patriots ' term for a series of punitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea party”,(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intolerable_Acts) were not gone the removement of British goods would begin in colonies. The First Continental Congress included: Patrick Henry, George Washington, John Adams, Samuel Adams, John Jay, and John Dickinson. They had this meeting to talk about their freedom and independence and decided to meet again on May 10th 1775 to talk about further steps.However they didn 't make it to that date. There were some members of the group who were spying on the British. The spies found out that the British were planning an attack. The people who are spying on the British were known as the Patriots. The Patriots told Paul Revere, “an American silversmith, engraver, early industrialist, and a Patriot in the American Revolution”,(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Revere) about the British
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