Justifying the American Colonists' Fight for Independence

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The colonists were in every right, aspect, and mind, not only justified but also it was about time that they stood up against the ruling of Great Britain and actually take action against them. The choice of going to war with them, was the only choice that they had because it was their primary solution in stopping Britain from controlling their colonies. This lead to a war for independence from this super power. The colonist's attempts of appealing to Parliament, British citizens´ sense of justice and their economic connection which were attempts to organize in movements and protests failed against the acts of Parliament. The American colonists were simply justified because their colonies had morphed into becoming bigger and too important to …show more content…

In accordance with (Document 6), the colonists had believed that the ruling of Great Britain over their colonies had lead to mistreatment, unfair judgment, and down-right misunderstanding of who owns the colonies. The colonists were treated as though they were second-hand citizens working and paying the taxes that were imposed on them by Great Britain. They misjudge the colonists and treat them like this without being able to comprehend the calamities and hardships which the colonists had to struggle through. From (Document 6), the quote ¨In every stage of these oppressions we have petitioned for redress in the most humble terms; our repeated petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a tyrant is unfit to be the ruler of a free people¨ which helps to show that the colonists believe that they must stand up against Great Britain and to protest against the taxes they have imposed and the actions that lead to the colonists being treated as though they are second-hand

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