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Growing Tension

This document represents the growing tendency towards revolution, although many still desired to remain a part of the British Empire. This is an important step towards uniting the very diverse colonies under a single, collective form of government.

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  1. dvader

    dvader (18 Jul 2007)

    I wonder if the Empire had given the Colonies more power/independence under the Empire if the US would have never existed. It seems a common pattern in history that the harder you try to stop something from happening, the quicker it happens.

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