Jan. 22, 2020
Essential Question Were the colonists justified in revolting against England and declaring their independence? Why or Why not?
In my opinion I believe the colonists were justified in revolting against England and declaring their independence? First, they had been taxed without representation. Second, the taxes were excessive and unbearable. Finally, when the king had the colonies governed by the military, it was just too much and the colonists wanted to govern themselves which led to the Declaration of Independence. For the reasons I just exclaimed the colonists were justified in revolting against England and declaring their independence.
I believe that the colonists were justified because there tax were “no taxation without representation.” Most colonists were against these taxes. Colonists didn’t vote on these taxes so they got angry and rebelled on British and parliament.
I think the colonists were justified in declaring their independence for four reasons. First, the king allowed troops in the colonists houses. Second, the king required the colonists to pay for stamps for any paper. Third, the king taxed the colonists and they had no one representing them in parliament. Finally, the king was excessively taxing sugar and tea against the colonists. The colonists were justified because they needed to stand up for their rights.
I think the colonists were justified to revolt against England because of this. First King George and Parliament taxed the people which was against the king’s word based on the Charter and they taxed the colonists without their approval. Second King George and Parliament made an act called the Intolerable Acts which the colonists yet again didn’t approve on and it took the right to be free, it barracked Boston Harbor, and owning land from Massachusetts which angered the colonists. Last king and Parliament ignored the petitions the colonists sent and sent troops to attack the colonies! These are the 3 main reasons that the colonists were justified to revolt against England.
I think the Colonists had a right to break away from England. England was taxing them, which they said they wouldn't do. This excessive taxation led to the people rebelling. England always tried to make the rules for the colonies. The Colonists got tired of this, and wanted them to stop and wanted freedom to make their own rules. England started making forts and sending troops over to the colonies. The Colonists did not want the troops always watching every move they make. This started with small fights and ended up being very big battles. This is why I think the Colonists should break away from England.
Yes. The colonists were very angry at England because of all of the intolerable acts, quartering acts, and so on. The colonists were so mad at England and would not put up with any more of their acts. They wanted independence from all of England’s rules. There grievances
were justified because they were being taxed in many different ways which they thought was unfair because they were not represented. It was “Taxation without representation”.
I think it was ok that the Colonists declared independence. I think it was ok because the Colonists moved to England to start better lives away from England but the King wouldn't leave them alone. The king also started taxing them over ridiculous things such as sugar and paper. I don't think the Colonists were innocent though either because they started attacking tax collectors even though they were just following the Kings orders. And after this it lead to other rules that the King made and because of that to the Declaration of Independence. This is the reason why I think it is ok for the Colonists to break away from England.
I think it was fair and right for the Colonists to declare the freedom that they deserved from England because of the taxes set against them when the Colonists didn't even have anybody in Parliament to fight against any of these laws. This is and act of "No Taxation Without Representation!" Also, It was unfair to the Colonists that these taxes were only put against them and not England and the amount of taxes against the Colonists was unfair. Lastly, the Colonists felt as if all of their rights have been taken away form them because England was always treating the Colonists as if they were kids that needed to be bossed around for every second of the day and the Colonists were tired of that. these are some of the reasons why it was right for the Colonists to escape England and fight for their freedom.
I believe that the colonists were justified to break away from England. The reason the colonists were justified to break away was because Parliament and King Henry III kept taxing them to help pay for the wars, leading to the colonists rebelling. Another reason the colonists were justified was the colonists weren’t getting the rights they were told they could have when they left to go to the colonies. England was controlling where the colonist lived and where they were allowed to go.The King issued the Proclamation of 1763 not allowing settlement past the Appalachian Mountains. Also, England started sending troops over to the colonies, and taking the colonists guns away. The small battles were starting to become bigger, and the Battle of Lexington and Concord was the start of the revolution. This is why the colonists were justified to break away from England.
Yes the colonists were justified in revolting against the England and declaring their independence.
I believe this because they were being stripped of their rights and wanted to show their anger to the British. There were several reasons. First, the colonist were taxed were taxed without representation.Secondly, the British were the Intolerable Acts,which put a tax on everything and was in response to the Boston Tea Party.The Quartering Act forced the colonist to let British soldiers stay in their home.
These things built up and led to the colonist revolting. I would have done the same thing if I had been a colonist.
I believe they were justified to break away from England. I believe they should break away because England has gave them all these dumb taxes to get money when England was just getting their people abused. And the colonists didn’t get to vote on any of the taxes which England promised they could. Also England was making rules for a piece of land 3000 miles away. This is why I think they were justified to break away.
I think that the colonists were justified in revolving against England. I think that because they were being treated unfairly. One example of that is taxation without representation. The king was making rules for the colonists even though they left England because they did not like the rules. Those are some reasons that the colonists were justified in revolution against England.
I believe that the colonists were justified to declare their independance from England. England was unfairly taxing them because of a war THEY decided to fight so much in and spend so much money for it. The king was making rules for them when some of them left to get away from the rules. Lastly, a lot of the taxes were taxation without representation, which is not fair at all. Those are my reasons why the colonists were justified to declare independance from England.
The colonists were justified in revolting against England because stupid rules, being mistreated, and all of the acts that hurt the colonies. The King kept on making stupid rules that just made the colonists more mad. England was mistreating them one example is by closing off the Boston harbor and the neck. Also, they made Acts that were hurting the colonies like taxation with out representation. They were very justified.
Yes, the colonists were justified because at first the king took their rights away and at that time you were not allowed to do that, because the king earlier had signed a contract that said fine I won't take any of your belongings or take any of your rights away. If the colonists got their independence back then they would not have to follow the King’s rules anymore and they would be free. I think the colonists are right and they should get their independence back but they should also have some of the King’s rules.
Here is why I think the colonists were justified in revolting against England. First, they had their rights taken away. Second, Parliament preformed taxation without representation. Third, these taxes were unfair to the colonists. That is why I think the colonists were justified in revolting against England.
I don’t think the colonies should have broken away from England.
First and foremost, if the colonies had paid up and traded the rum with England then England wouldn't even think of taxing them. Secondly, we could simply break away after we paid up and were in a better position. Third, we could still trade with England for goods or suplies with less lives lost. In total we should not have broken away with England at that time.
The colonists were revolting because of all of the bad stuff England did to them.
First, they would not let them go on the land won in the French and Indian war.
Second, they did taxation without representation on all of the taxes.
Third, Made the colonists be ruled under the British army.
Last, The torcher the town of Boston with acts like you can't get together in a group more that two people.
That is why the colonists were justified in declaring their independence.
In my opinion I believe the colonist were justified in revolting against England and declaring their Independence.
The colonists had a right to break free from England.
They were taxing colonists and the king promised to not do that when they were trying to kill him.
The king kept on passing laws and the colonists were not happy. Later the king sent soldiers to keep an eye on the colonists after the French and Indian War.
Colonists hated the soldiers and called them names. This started the Boston Massacre. This was a street fight but it lead to a huge fight between colonists and soldiers.
I think colonists were doing the right thing by departing from England. First, England wanted more money so Parliament and the King made taxes on the New World like taxes on paper, lead, paint, tea, rum and other sugary items, and much more. Second, English soldiers had almost taken over Boston and they were taking homes and jobs as well, this made other colonies furious and Boston slowly lost so much money. Lastly, the colonists felt like their rights had been taken away, so they wanted freedom. As you can see I think colonists were doing the right thing by departing from England.
I think that the colonists were justified in rebelling against the British. First of all, it was unjust for the British to try and make rules for a place that was 3,000 miles away. Second, the colonists had no say in whether or not the taxes and laws could be established. On top of all that, I think the British were getting too ambitious. They kept trying to declare new laws and taxes, which was basically abusing their power, so who knows what they could have done if the colonists hadn't revolted against the British? This is why I think the colonists had rights and good reasons to fight back against the British.
I believe that the colonists were justified in revolting against England and declaring their independence. First, the Stamp act and the Townshend acts were not there only to regulate trade. They were there to collect taxes from the colonists. These acts were imposed for the benefit of England, and they angered the colonists. Also, the king of England was very cruel to the colonists. Although the colonists tried peaceful ways to address the problems with England, such as boycotts, they were denied all their requests, and more acts that caused more damage to the colonists were passed. War was their only remaining option. In the Declaration of Independence, the colonists stated the reasons that they fought so hard to separate themselves from England and become the United States of America. For these reasons, I believe that the colonists were justified in revolting against England.
In my opinion, the Colonists were justified in revolting against England and declaring their independence. First of all, it was unfair that the Colonists had to pay taxes to England when they had no representation in Parliament. Another reason was the Quartering Act. The Colonists were forced to let the British soldiers live in their homes and they had to feed them. A third reason was the Proclamation Act which forbid the Colonists from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains. Even though a lot of Colonists ignored the Proclamation Act, they still felt it was very unfair. The Colonists were definitely right in declaring their independence.
I think the Colonists were justified to revolt against England and declare independence. First, King George made many laws which taxed the Colonists unfairly without any representation in Parliament. Second, the Colonists felt as if all of their rights had been taken away from them as England treated the Colonists as property rather than people. Lastly, England would make up arbitrary rules against the Colonists, for example, where they could live and not live; and what they could eat and not eat. These are just a few reasons that the Colonists were justified in revolting and declaring independence from England.
I believe that the colonists were justified because of the very high taxes that they had to pay. First the colonists had to pay for tea, then paper, and so much more that the colonists just couldn’t handle it, and boycotted the stuff that were taxed. They even didn’t have the right to vote which the colonists called it “no taxation without representation”. Then the intolerable acts came by and made the colonists very furious, so they started the Revolutionary War. Those are some reasons that the colonists were justified in declaring war with England.
I think that it right that the colonists revolted against the king, here are some reasons why. King George was in debt and placed illegal taxes that were unfair to the colonists. Some of the taxes King George III placed on the colonists were Tea taxes, Stamp taxes, and sugar taxes. Also King George III got upset because the Colonists dumped $1,000,000 worth of tea. So King George III made Soldiers govern the colonies and the colonists got furious. Also there was taxation without representation. Those were a few reasons colonists were justified in revolting against England. They wanted equal rights.
The colonists were justified in revolting against Britain for these three reasons. First, I think Britain had been making too many laws for them to handle. Second, I also think that Britain was intimidating the colonists. Lastly, I think the colonists were justified because they had a right to take part in the creation of these laws, and they were not included. Those are the reasons why I think the colonists were justified in choosing independence.
I think the colonists were justified from declaring independence from England. First, the colonists were taxed without representing. Second, they were forced to let British soldiers live in their homes. Finally, the colonists in Boston could not leave Boston. In conclusion , the colonists made the right decision on revolting from England.
The colonist were justified, but it also depends on who you ask talking about. Say you are talking to a Patriot they would say yes . Say you are talking to a Loyalist they would say no for now, but later in the war the Loyalist switch over to become Patriots. The reason the Loyalist switch to be a Patriot is because the king was treating them unfairly by creating rules that none of the Americans [colonist] agreed on.
The colonists were justified in revolting against England. They were justified because the king was taking taxes and trying to get money from colonists. Another reason why was because they had British troops invade innocent colonists and take there beds. The King agreed to give them their rights by signing the Magna Carta and he obviously didn't follow it.
I believe the colonists were justified because the British were being very ruling and giving them taxes. When the colonists tried to fight back they would get more taxes.
Were the colonists justified in declaring their independence from England? I think that they were justified. First, they were taxed on their everyday supplies which wasn’t fair. Second, the colonists weren’t allowed to vote on the taxes. Third, blood has already been shed at Lexington and Concord. This is why I think that the colonists were justified in declaring their independence from England.
In my opinion they should fight against against the British. They were taxed without representation. They were also treated badly by the British. For example, when the British came to town they had to share their home with them. They also had to share food and other necessities. My last reason is that the British came over to the U.S.A expecting that that was their land. In reality we should not be fighting for our own land. That was why I thought they should declare their independence.
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