Events began to escalate with the passage of the Townshend Acts in 1767. The British soon enforced their rule, which led to the colonist rebelling. Most people were loyal to the King and thought that the enemy of America was Parliament. They offered him peace, but he didn't even bother to read their proposition. I admit that I wouldn't like to be governed by someone that wasn't spending every day living with the laws. The Administration of Justice Act declared that royal officials no longer had to face trial in the colonies. The army was hurried out of the city.
The choice of going to war with them, was the only choice that they had. The colonists despised the unlimited power of the parliament and their authority to levy taxes to raise revenue. The British had brought this violence into the colonies and the colonists were only trying to defend themselves. The intent of the Declaration of Independence was to peacefully request the freedom of the Colonies from English rule. Further, in order to continue to support the British soldiers left in America after the war, Great Britain passed the Quartering Act in 1765. Easy, look at the boston massacre, they were murdered when they tried to make themselves heard against the terrible laws and taxes the British put on them. One law that the king created was called the stamp act this law required colonists to buy a stamp for every piece of paper they used.
. To raise revenue the king began placing many taxes in the colonists. However, the British, not wanting to rile up resistance from the Native Americans, restricted this with the Proclamation of 1763. Hence, the colonies had all the rights and were justified to declare war on England. On March 5, 1770 the colonists attacked the British by throwing snowballs at them and taunting them.
Sure, the colonists instigated the British in the Boston Massacre, which made it the colonists fault, but that doesn't instantly mean that the colonists had no right at all to rebel. King george the th … ird didn't leave them much of a choice. No one wanted to end up in a situation like they faced with England again, where a government was too overbearing due to having too much power. The colonists were not justified in commencing a war with England. The British could have taxed the loyalists or the people of Britain but instead they taxed the Americans. The complaints and protests against British pressure and control arose not only among the Americans but also among people living in British India.
What did Britain do when the colonists stood up for their rights? They were treated poorly and deserved better! For this matter they decided t … o break away andfor their own union. When Britain was in debt after the French and Indian War, Which ultimately gave the colonists more land, They imposed the Stamp Act and the Molasses Act. King george the third didn't leave them much of a choice. The British also killed so many colonists fighting for their freedom from Britain. The colonists despised the unlimited power of the parliament and their authority to levy taxes to raise revenue.
They mean that they have already settled in America as colonists. I admit that I wouldn't like to be governed by someone that wasn't spending every day living with the laws they were creating, but still, it's not a matter of being able to pick and choose like that. Also the scene was at night not in the daylight. During the years 1740 to 1770 the tension between England and the 13 colonies grew into a full scale war. They also had the right to property which the taxes also took away from.
It was said and is very true, that the British gave a lot to the colonists and we see such helpings as in the French and Indian war. Overall though, it was an awesome paper, nice work! The Americans were not justified in declaring independence from Britain. I felt certain significant events were not given the recognition they should have, and not enough details were provided to the reader. Being that the colonists benefited from the French and Indian war, colonial help in paying back the debt was expected. There has been an argument since the war started about whether the colonists were justified in declaring independence and breaking away from their home country. The Stamp Act particularly affected lawyers, merchants, and editors, as well as the general public.
We wished to become a nation independent from other countries with the right to create our own government. They had no control or say over what they should be taxed on or for how much. They fought a long strenuous battle for seven years. It also took away from colonial merchants who made their living off of trade. This bill was called the sugar act, which became active on April 5, 1764.