American Revolution Essay | A Necessary Reformation

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A Necessary Reformation

Summary: Explores the history of the American Revolution. Describes events leading up to the revolt. Considers if American Colonists were justified in declaring their independence from British rule.
Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it. (Jefferson 117). Often over the course of history, reforms are necessary due to many reasons. Corrupt governments, tyrannical leaders, and geographical factors can trigger reforms and revolutions. Such a revolution was necessary for American Colonists during their period of British rule. American Colonists were justified in declaring their independence because British jurisdiction was distorted and unnecessary, the king was a hopeless despot with only lucrative plans for the colonies, and colonists were treated very unjustly.

Being the most powerful country in the world may seem like a great position, but a role such as this comes with many responsibilities. Britain was undeniably the greatest power at the time of the American Revolution. They have to protect many fronts and fund tons of military all over...

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