The Change Of The New World

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When singing up for “The New World” the soon to be colonists did not know what they were agreeing to. Perhaps there were thoughts of undeniable freedom that drove the group of Britains to this new land and away from their original rulers. Upon arrival the new colonists were bombarded with several new laws and policies that left them with their hands in their mouths. They had just gotten away from their cruel rulers, and now there are supposed to pay all this additional money to help them (“1773”)? No, what happened was that a group of radicals were formed instead and this group slowly formed a revolution. This collection of angry colonists was the root of to separation of the Colonies from Britain, and it all started with the Stamp…show more content…
With values to oppose all forms of the Stamp Act this group talked the civilians into agreeing with their strategy. A year after the act was applied it was repealed due to the colonists. Because of the resistance given to the Stamp Act, Great Britain had to respond with some sort of authority. The Townshend Acts were a set of new laws that would reassert British control over the colonists. Just about everything purchased was taxed now, parts of legislation were shut down, and the customs department were placed in Boston (“Townshend Acts”). The Sons of Liberty still had remained their goals to dissemble all forms of British government in the Colonies due to these new acts. These colonists would act harshly to regain their independence, and most would even persuade normal civilians to act with disrespect to the soldiers (“Sons of Liberty”). On March 5th a small bickering turned into a shooting, and Boston had just lost five civilians with more that were injured (“Sons of Liberty”). All British troops were taken out of Boston, and the recent Townshend Acts were lifted (“Townshend Acts”). The only problem was the damage that had already been done, and there was still tax on one item. Tea was a heavily imported necessity for most civilians, so Great Britain gave The East India Company control over all tea (“1773”). The colonists had just lost five of
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