why did it happen the american revolution take place?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    See, I think history is all glossed over. If you're looking at it from an American perspective, of course the Americans are going to blame it on the English.

    I think that the Americans just thought that if they could break away, they could be much more powerful (greed).

    But of course, that whole unrepresented-in-Parliament thing also did the trick.

  • Lorene
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    also called United States War of Independence or American Revolutionary War (1775–83), insurrection by which 13 of Great Britain's North American colonies won political independence and went on to form the United States of America. The war followed more than a decade of growing estrangement between the British crown and a large and influential segment of its North American colonies that was caused by British attempts to assert greater control

  • 1 decade ago

    Predominately, because of taxation without representation.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Tea prices were too high.

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