Sure, it was because the empire protect the colonies of British Invasion and in return the colonies paid some taxes.
And you remember how the Enlightenment Years influenced in this historical event?
The American Revolution principally introduced new political possibilities—driven by the Enlightenment idea of republicanism, resurgent from Roman times.
How it was that the American Revolution influenced in other revolutions?
well it influenced in the French Revolution the French, followed by a number of colonies throughout the world, came to terms with the reality that it was now possible for a weak polity to overcome a strong one (such as an empire).
Afater the American Revolution from the British, in 1777, Morocco was the first country to recognize the United States of America. Due to generations of a healthier diet, the average American soldier was several inches taller than the average British soldier at the time of the American Revolutiong.