• Parliaments places Sugar Act a tax on sugar • Colonies can Trade export their monopoly products to only Great BritainKing George III • a tax on all printedof the United Kingdom material, such as Stamp Act newspapers and playing cards.
Thomas Jefferson (right),Benjamin Franklin (left), andJohn Adams (center) meet atJeffersons lodgings, on thecorner of Seventh and High(Market) streets inPhiladelphia, to review a draftof the Declaration ofIndependence
John Adams (Editor) hadwritten to his wife Abigail
Declaration Of Independence, Constitution Of The United States Of America, Bill Of Rights And Constitutional Amendments by Benjamin Franklin
• A British-made film about the War of Independence was never likely to succeed with American audiences, but the box-office failure of this expensive, high-profile film did not necessarily stem from nationalistic prejudice. Revolution is surprisingly even-handed. True, the American patriots are portrayed as excitable rabble, but the sadistic British are hardly the heroes of the film.