This week I am going to talk about the actions - and reactions - that lead to the American Revolution. After experiencing success in the French and Indian war, Great Britain was in need of cash to help protect the new territory and pay for the costs of the extended war. The colonists, on the other hand, were not used to being asked for taxes from Parliament and rebelled at every turn - including smuggling to avoid the tax man. Did you know there was a Liberty Tree where people would protest the Crown and it's taxes? Tune in to the learn this - and more!
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