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What issues unified but also divided colonists during the Revolution? Why do you believe these issues were important?“Taxation without representation” is one of the main triggers of the Revolution. During this Revolution, I think taxation was key element that unified the colonists.(Foner,Give Me Liberty! pg. 181) The British wanted to collect money to pay for the debt which they had acquired duringthe French and Indian war. The taxes were enforced on the colonists, which caused the anger of the colonists. Moreover, no one asked the colonists opinions, since they were not even represented in Parliament (Foner,

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