No Taxation without Representation? Bee Ess!
Two motives for separating from England were more profitable for a few people.
1) In the mid-1770s, Parliament was considering a bill to end slavery and the American South wanted no part of that.
2) England had reserved the Appalachian Mountains' western slopes for native Americans and colonial land developers wanted to sell it to settlers.
See James Loewen's Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong. 1995, 2007. (If you haven't already.)
What history do you want Americans to know was fake?