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What Were the Most Important Causes of the American Revolution in the British Colonies? | When the American Revolution began in 1775, the American colonists were not yet fighting for independence from Britain. Instead, they were attempting to preserve their rights as British citizens ...
The following events represent the major events along the way to war. There is no one event that singularly led to the Revolution. The Americans believed that they were entitled to the full democratic rights of Englishmen. The British believed that the American colonies were just colonies, to be used and exploited in whatever way best suited Great Britain. These two conflicting views made war inevitable.