The Boston Tea Party: The First Years Of The American Revolution

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The American Revolution British monarchy and aristocracy were both rejected by the Thirteenth colony, which stared the American Revolution. The American Revolution lasted between 1765-1783. In the first years of the Revolution the members of American colonial society rejected the rule of The British Parliament to tax them without representatives in the government. The Boston Tea Party was one event that led to the American Revolution. The Boston Tea Party was a political protest done on December 16, 1773 by the Sons of Liberty. They disguised themselves as Native Americans and destroyed an entire shipment of tea sent by an East India Company. It was an act of defiance of the Tea Act of May 10, 1773. The British government acted harshly and thus caused the American Revolution. The battles of Lexington and Concord were other events that caused the American Revolution. They were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. They were fought on April 19, 1775 in a province of Massachusetts Bay. The battles marked the outbreak of open armed conflict between Great Britain and the American Colonies.…show more content…
It clearly and in simple language explained the benefits and the need for independence. On January 10, 1776 it was first published anonymously at the beginning of the American Revolution and immediately became popular. It was read aloud at many taverns and meetings. George Washington had it read aloud to all his troops, who at the time were surrounding the British army. “Common Sense” gave the American colonists with a dispute for freedom from Great Britain rule. Thomas Paine wrote in an easily understood style that helped everyone understand. Paine structured “Common Sense” as if it were a biblical reference. Thomas Paine connected independence with the common religious beliefs to present a distinctly American political

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