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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolution

The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783. The American Patriots in the Thirteen Colonies won independence from Great Britain, becoming the United States of America. They defeated the British in the American Revolutionary War in alliance with .... New England colonists resented their losses of lives, as well as the effort and ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirteen_Colonies

The Thirteen Colonies were a group of British colonies on the east coast of North America founded in the 17th and 18th centuries that declared independence in 1776 and formed the United States of America. ..... In 1776, the Thirteen Colonies declared their independence from Britain. With the help of France and Spain, the  ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/american-colonies-declare-independence

With its enactment in November, most colonists called for a boycott of British ... The Declaration of Independence was largely the work of Virginian Thomas Jefferson. ... that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with ...

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totally rejected the political structures they inherited from the British.

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The American colonies chose to declare independence from Great Britain for many reasons. They believed the British were treating the colonists unfairly. ... There were many reasons why the colonists chose to become free from the rule of the ...

history.state.gov/milestones/1776-1783/declaration

By issuing the Declaration of Independence, adopted by the Continental Congress on ... British officials throughout the colonies increasingly found their authority ... Leaders for the cause of independence wanted to make certain that they had ...

www.historytoday.com/robert-hole/american-declaration-independence-july-4th-1776

It is easy to be critical of the Declaration when you read beyond its first two ... at being part of the British empire and why they declared independence when they did. ... For a century and half, the British government largely ignored the colonies.

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Jun 13, 2016 ... The colonists in the Declaration of Independence clearly stated their .... the colonists and they were justified in waging a war with England.

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Were the Colonists Justified in Declaring Their Independence? ... With the Sugar Act of 1764, they were forced to pay one-third of Britain?s French and Indian ...