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Taxation without Representation by: Mrs. Pittman


As a result they got a lot of money and great Britain had debt. So they had to protect the colonies. But this is not war. They just needed money. At the end the colonist did not seem to like it.

It seems that the colonist did not agree with the taxation.


I can see that people were frightened because certain groups burned stamps and threatened stamps agents. And sometimes attack agents house.

Merchants that boycotted the people who sold these goods.


Tariff or tax including paper,wool,glass,paint,led.Townshend made money for Great Britain. Colonists boycotted many of the taxed items. The colonist acted and that ended in a chain reaction of boycotts.

Fighting for our Rights!

The Declaration of Independence is finally going to give equal rights to all citizens!


http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration_transcript.html

  1. England's treatment of the colonies was unjust.
  2. People have a right to certain freedoms which were taken from the colonists.
  3. People have a right to leave a government which disallows these freedoms.


Click on the link below to get a closer look at the Declaration of Independencehttp://www.ilibrarian.net/history/declaration_of_independence_large.jpg


Several people were involved in the signing of this historical document. See the complete list here: http://www.ducksters.com/history/declaration_of_independence_signed_list.php

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We would like to give credit to the following writers:

Lisa Roepe

Amy Andruska

Amanda Allen

Christy Pittman