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The relationship between America colonies and English parliament is one of the main point that Morgan focusing on. Also the unfair taxation that force on the colonies by the power of English at that time. He states, “admitted Parliament’s right to use duties, from which an incident revenue might arise.” (36) It started from Seven Years’ War in 1763, British government want to get Stamp Act in exchange, but the colonist was not keen about it because the tax was too high and they had no one from the Parliament came to tell them about levied the tax. “Throughout the war and after, Americans maintained that they were preserving the true tradition of English history, a tradition that has been upset by forces of darkness and corruption in England itself.” (7) In the end, British tried to put taxes on the Americans in the form of Townshend Act, which lead to heavily protest and boycott products and organization from English among the colonies. Morgan mostly talked about the revolutionary of the political aspects. He also discusses on how the problem can be solved and how the framers discuss and revise the articles that leads to new federal Constitution which formed the new basis of national government. Slavery and property were important issues that Morgan kept mentioning in the book.

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