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Many people, ideas, and events served as key inspirations for the colonists to break away from England and start their own nation. While there are dozens of choices, which one was the most important one for starting the American Revolution? Make sure to explain your choice with information from secondary sources with clear explanations of why you made this choice and what evidence supports your decision. Independence has been a word used in many generations for different occasions. In the case for the American Revolution, this was the main goal and reason for it. Many of the English who were oppressed opted to break away to be free from oppression. Freedom from oppression itself is a very broad generalization though. To be more specific, in my opinion I would say they wanted freedom from multiple taxes imposed on them. Taxes were also always increasing. After the French and Indian War in 1763, Britain had accumulated a large amount of debt. British Prime Minister opted to raise the funds from colonies which was the first incident. Then there