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The Americans had many reasons for declaring independence from Great Britain. The King of England had committed many crimes that the colonists felt were unjust. Some of the things he did were disbanding the colonial legislature, blockading harbors, and sending troops under peace to the colonies. The colonists felt like the actions the king took against them were unfair as they did not have a say in the laws he placed on them. They also had no representation in the Parliament, which they also had a problem with. The people were tired of having a king ruling over them. Americans wanted a say in how their government was run and wanted a Republican government where everyone had equal rights. Great Britain motives to protect the Americans were not
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