The Imperial Crisis Was The Beginning Of The War For Independence

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The imperial crisis was the beginning of the war for independence. It was a conflict between Britain and its 13 colonies. The imperial crisis’ conflict was the colonists living in America were fighting for their right not to be deprived of their property without their consent. In 1763 Britain was finally not at war with any other companies. At this time, they started to see all the debt they have incurred from previous wars. King George III was the new king on the throne. He was young and quite insane. He tried to reestablish the parliament in all the wrong ways, through bribery and favors. The new parliament that was established agreed that the colonists living in the new world had it far too easy in their opinion. They felt that they paid less taxes and that there was no control over the ways they traded, shipped products, and exchanged money. The first act that was passed was the Quartering act which forced the soldiers to live with the colonist and this proposed an issue because the colonists did not like to be told what to do. The next act to be passed was the Sugar Act, this act was made so the colonists would have to pay tax on molasses that were imported. The Currency Act discontinued paper money in the colonies and the colonists were forced to exchange money with English currency. This act made the colonists lose a lot of money and many became poor. The last act that was passed before the colonists felt something needed to be done was the Stamp Act. This act…

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