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Radley KawamotoHIS-144April 29, 2018Professor WertmanEarly American WarsAmerica had been involved in a handful of wars throughout history. The reasoning behind all of these wars can range from patriotic reasons such as the fighting for one’s independence, all the way to issues such as foreign policy. Even with the negative outlook on war, it’s also been used as a way for Americans to gain the rights and freedoms that they have today; But, it can also be a rather negative situation due to amount of American casualties in times of war. War can’t simply be perceived as a bad or good situation, but the outcome of it can be impactful to America as a whole. Going to war is a method that was used in order for Americans to obtain what they deserved such as their freedom, as well as the intangible aspects that Americans can physically see change throughout society. For instance, in this period in time the American Revolution was seen as inevitable and was the only way Americans could separate from Britain to gain their freedom. America has been involved in many wars throughout history, but the key event that helped form the basis and foundation of what being an American is was theAmerican Revolution.In 1793, the American Revolution had began. It had also been given the name of the “warfor independence” . Since, that’s what the whole war was based around. Now there isn’t just one specific reason as to what caused the American Revolution; But, some of the new taxations that were implemented throughout the colonies had played a pivotal role in starting this war. At first, there was a harmonious and mutual relationship between Britain and the colonies, but tensions
started rising when Parliament had started to misuse the power they had over the colonies when they started to enact certain tax acts. For example, the Stamp Act as just one of the taxations thatstarted some

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