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Dbq Colonists

comparative Essay
520 words
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Have you ever been so mad at your family, that you wanted to run away and never come back? The colonies wanted to separate from Britain, because Britain was treating them unfairly. The question is, did the American colonist have to right to start a war, and separate from Britain? The Americans were justified in declaring independence from Britain because merchants were losing their job, Britain was ignoring the colonies grievances, and Britain was taxing the colonies unfairly. The colonies wanted to separate from Britain because merchants were losing their job, and they weren’t able to make a living. “ Committees are appointed to inspect into the characters, and conduct of every tradesman, to prevent them from buying or selling tea, or buying …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that the colonies wanted to separate from britain, because britain was treating them unfairly. the americans were justified in declaring independence.
  • Explains that the colonies wanted to separate from britain because merchants were losing their jobs and couldn't make a living.
  • Explains that the colonist started petitions because of the unfair acts britain has put on them, including the tea act, and quartering act.
  • Explains that the americans were justified in declaring independence from great britain because was unfairly taxing the colonist. the stamp act taxed things like paper, legal documents, and newspaper.
  • Concludes that the american colonies were justified in wanting to separate and become their own country because merchants were losing their jobs and britain was ignoring their grievances.

Grievances. “Our repeated petitions have been answered only in injury.” (Document E) The colonist started petitions because of the unfair acts Britain has put on them, including the Tea Act, and Quartering act. British ignored these petitions which angered the colonist. “Many colonist had strong feelings about this new British law and overwhelming presence of the British troops. The colonist didn’t have any say in the Quartering Act, but the British still enacted it. This frustrated the colonist, but British didn’t care.Because Britain was ignoring the Americans, the wanted to separate so that everyone could be …show more content…

This upset the colonist. In result, the colonist tarred British loyalist, so that no one could collect the taxes.The colonist wasted to separate from Great Britain, so they could created their own taxes, and stop paying high

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