Revolutionary America

Revolutionary America
Latoya Glover
April 13, 2010
University of Phoenix

Britain’s had a great thing going with the thirteen colonies for at least a good century. The colonies soon grew wiser and understood their worth and decided to rebel against Britain. Revenue, trade, and ultimate power needs caused a Revolution to occur. Brinkley.A (2007) states:
Some Americans predicted that the colonies would
ultimately develop to a point where greater autonomy would
become inevitable. But few expected such a change to occur
soon.By the mid-1770s, however, the relationship between the
American colonies and their British rulers had become so strained,
so poisoned, so characterized by suspicion and resentment that
the once seemingly unbreakable bonds of empire were ready to snap.
George the third became King in 1770, this was a time when the American colonies enjoyed their prosperity, agreed with the British Empire and was happy to be apart. As time progressed the American colonies began to worry about bureaucratic avarice and how to acquire and maintain it. The American Colonies had a suspicion that the British officials were taxing and receiving revenue from them and using it for personal gain rather than for the royal treasury. This suspicion was the cause of the hostility that the American Colonies occurred against the British. The hostility that the Americans occurred started off at a low temperature and leading into the eighteenth century mildly progress.
The American Colonies came up with a way to create local legislature to pass laws, audit accounts, and authorize military operation, and raise taxes without the British knowledge. The American Colonies accomplished quite well this secrecy against British authority. When the British official would have concerns regarding the American’s legislature doings the American’s would assure the British official that their liberty end was secure.
By the end of the French and Indian War in...