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...rliament followed by King Charles II felt they had every right to impose rules, regulations and taxes overseas. The American Colonies were now an extension of British Rule.
The idea of freedom was wrapped around the promise of a better life where land and gold was a plenty. Unfortunately freedom was limited and enforced with slavery and a modern hierarchy which allowed for England to succeed and its people near and far to suffer. There was no gold to be found and the free land was already inhabited. War and bloodshed dyed the soil red while British Imperialism grasped the American Colonies ever more tightly.
Foner, Eric. Give Me Liberty! An American History. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2014. Book.
Zinn, Howard. A People's History of the United States Volume 1: American Beginnings to Reconstruction. New York: The New Press, 2003. Book.
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