Why Did The American Revolution Occur

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American Revolution The American Revolution happened because the thirteen colonies didn’t want to be part of the English monarchy any more. The Americans overthrew the authority of Great Britain and formed the county of the United States. There were many reasons why the Americans wanted to be free from the Europeans and these reasons came because of these major events: the Stamp Act, the Declaratory Act, Townshend Revenue Act, Boston Massacre, the Tea Act, the Boston Tea Party, the Intolerable Acts, and the role of the Continental Congress. In 1764 the Stamp Act occurred, this meant that they placed taxes on 15 classes of documents including newspapers and legal documents to raise revenue. The Americans didn’t want to pay those taxes because
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