Analysis: The Americans Can Be Justified For Breaking Away From Great Britain
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Although some people may say that the Americans cannot be justified for breaking away from Great Britain, but the Americans can be justified for waging war and breaking away from Great Britain because Great Britain used the colonists for it’s own gain, war was inevitable for them, and when the colonists wanted change they got hurt.
The Americans can be justified for waging war and breaking from Great Britain because Britain used the colonists only for the individual gain of Britain. Britain’s only purpose was to take money and gain profit from the colonists.(DOC.B). This is because all of the taxes and laws like the Townshend Acts, and the Stamp Act were all passed by Great Britain and they made life as an American colonist pretty hard. However, the British believed they needed compensation for defending the colonies during the French and Indian war.(DOC.A). This is important because everything the British did to defend the…show more content… The colonists stored guns and arms in concord and when Britain found out, they marched over to take them.(pg.152). When the colonists and minutemen refused to surrender their weapons, the 700 British troops ended up killing eight americans and injuring more to start off the war. However, some people believe that no one knows who fired the first shot.(pg.153). Many journals and diaries support this and say that both sides heard a shot fired, and then the British opened fire. But this small event caused the whole country to go into a revolution, and “It turned out to be the first shot of the revolutionary war.”(pg.153). That one shot started many many more shots throughout the country, it started as a protest and became a war. Although no one knows who fired the shot, it doesn’t matter because the country was on the verge of war, and this one event became a domino effect and the country went to