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DBQ The American Revolution Tyranny like hell is not easily conquered yet we have this consolation with us that the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph Thomas Paines The Crisis Thomas Paine wrote The Crisis in order to revive the spirits of Washingtons cold and hungry troops during the American Revolutionary War This gave much hope to the troops because it gave them the mind set that even though the battle was hard now once they are victorious all their hard work will pay off Due to the fact that they viewed tyranny similar to the way they viewed hell once they conquered it the rewards would be great Since the Treaty of 1763 the American colonies became more and more important to Britain as a source of revenue and a market for consumer goods During this time Britain was in massive debt from the Seven Years War To get out of this debt Parliament decided to tax the colonists to help pay their expenses Although Britain approved of the taxes the American colonists did not The colonists felt that they should not be taxed without their consent and in result many colonists petitioned about and boycotted all British imports During the time period of 1763-1775 the British Parliament enforced many taxes on the colonists of which the colonists strongly disagreed of and often petitioned against this caused great tension between Britain and the English colonies which ultimately ended in the Americans to push for its independence and their separation from Britain In 1763 George III of England appointed George Genville as first minister Genvilles job would be to help solve the financial crisis in Britain by getting Parliament out of debt Grenville believed that high taxes should be imposed on the colonies to lower the nations debt since the colonists benefited from the Seven Years War British colonists gained security from France and Spain and received two colonies Canada and Florida Grenville
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