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the colonists were mistreated by king george, he forced the sugar act, the stamp act, and the intolerable acts on them,the colonists were sick of it..The"govornment" decided to separate from Britain John Adams suggested that George Washington be the leader of the colonial "army" (all volunteers and colonists, untrained) some colonists did not want freedom from Britain so Thomas payne wrote the pamphlet "Common Sense".. to persuade the clonists to go for freedom,this was widely published throughout many countries, so people from other countries would help them fight the British, this began the American Revolution.

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