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...American Revolution The American Revolution took place between 1765, to 1783, whereby the 13 American colonies decided to break from the British Empire, forming an independent state, referred to as the United States. In 1765, the American society rejected the decision by parliament to impose taxes on them, without any elected representation (McCullough, 16). These taxes were brought about by two laws passed by parliament, commonly referred to as the sugar and the stamp act laws. These laws were introduced because of the desire of the British Empire to pay the expenses of the French and the Indian wars (McCullough, 22). This was a territorial war fought between France and England, resulting... ...