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Beginning in 1763 with the Proclamation of that year Americans began to feel that a revolution would be justified if the Crown crossed the line and violated the rights that all men should have England showed many examples of poor judgment in their management of the colonies that resulted in the citizens of America feeling that these rights were being oppressed and even denied Events between 1763 and 1776 such as the Stamp Act the Intolerable Act the Boston Massacre and the Quartering Act all pushed the colonists closer and closer towards rebellion These policies were some of the causes of the Revolutionary War In the years leading up to the American Revolution the relationship between Great Britain and their colonies in North America deteriorated rapidly One of the things that most angered the colonists were direct taxes placed upon them to help Mother England pay for a war the Americans had no part in The Stamp Act pushed by Lord Grenville and passed in 1765 was one of these direct taxes This law forced the colonists to pay for stamps on papers such as legal documents licenses cards newspapers and pamphlets This angered the American people because it was a tax that affected everybody throughout the social spectrum In 1770 violence broke out in the form of the Boston Massacre To most of the colonists this came across as something much more horrible than what it really was Still in a time as unstable as this opinion matters more than fact and the people of America believed that five colonists were murdered in cold blood by the British The reason that this angered the colonists is obvious the country that was supposed to be nurturing their children in the New World was now turning on them in the worst way Another statute passed in England that caused ripples throughout the colonies was the Intolerable Act originally called the Coercive Act but changed by the
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