The Fight For Independence By Joseph Warren Essay

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The Fight for Independence “May our land be a land of liberty, the seat of virtue, the asylum of the oppressed, a name and praise in the whole Earth, until the last shock of time shall bury the empires of the whole world in one common undistinguished ruin!”, stated by Joseph Warren, an American Patriot. A revolution is a forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor of a new system. Similarly, American Independence was a struggle to progress from dependent colonies to independent states, from monarchy to republic (Greene 1). From the perspective of the colonists the revolution for independence was a result of Great Britain’s resistance to the change, the persistent taxing, and Britain’s ignorance to acknowledging the colonist several attempts at becoming independent. In addition, the American Revolution was the single most powerful and radical ideological force in all of American history. Although the American Revolution and American Independence included growth and change characterized by an accelerated evolution, its prime focus was to become independent of England and its government. American Independence was a revolution. The American Revolution occurred because of Great Britain 's failure to adjust to conditions brought on by the growth and development of the colonies. Before the French and Indian War had even ended, the political harmony that had once been between the colonies and the British had already begun breaking down, which was a direct result…

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