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The American Revolution was more than just a war for the freedom of the colonies it was a war that set a precedent to the world It showed that liberty and freedom were possible and that splitting away from monarchies and tradition could and should be done It took a lot for the colonists to come to the realization of these truths one day they were happy loyal subjects of the king the next they were planning a revolution The changing relationship between Great Britain and its American colonies came as a result of the publication of the pamphlet Common Sense Britains use of Hessian mercenaries and the establishment of the Coercive ActsThe printing of the pamphlet Common Sense written by Thomas Paine called for complete independence from Britain and complete independence from Britains style of government First circulated in January of 1776 Document K it sold around 150000 copies from then to July Carnes Garraty 116 Paine states A government of our own is our natural right O ye that love mankind Ye that dare oppose not only the tyranny but the tyrant stand forth Document K He boldly asks the colonists to take up arms against the British and that a government the colonists could call their own was something they should have wanted for a while Paine also ventures to state that without their ties to Britain American trade would increase Europe was in a constant state of war conflict and issues and if the colonists separated from that then their trade would not be impacted by a mess overseas Shortly after the publication of Common Sense the Continental Congress passed a resolution stating that the 13 colonies had the right to freedom Document M A formal declaration of independence was drafted and ratified quickly thereafter leading America down a path that would either lead it to destruction or to freedom Betrayal in any form is never something that can easily overlooked
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