As Thomas Campell once said, ” the patriot’s blood is the seed of freedoms tree.” Today I will talk about why I would rather be a patriot than a loyalist. In these paragraphs, I will explain about how the proclamation of 1763 sparked tensions with colonists, how patriots wanted independence from Britain, how the parliament taxed the British citizens, and why some colonists may have chosen to be a loyalist over a patriot. In the meantime, let’s get started.    First, the proclamation of 1763 happens because colonists and Native Americans want to claim the Ohio Valley as their land. The Native Americans found a leader in Pontiac. Pontiac led violent raids against the British. British were both injured and killed when they attacked, leading British officials to fear the safety of colonists. With all of the Pontiac’s attacks, the British had said they want to prevent people from going beyond the western frontier, for safety reasons. Th proclamation drew an imaginary line along the Appalachians Mountains. This made many colonists very angry because think about it if you just fought to earn rights over this land wouldn’t you want to keep the land. I know I would because if I had just worked my butt off to earn rights to a land then I would not want to be British to just say I couldn’t go or live there anymore and potentially have to move from where I live to another place.Collonists also had to pay for troops sent to enforce this law. Which was very uneccessary in my opinion because the troops shouldn’t need to be paid just to tell other citizens a new law was just passed. Anyways let’s talk about why British citizens wanted independence.   Eventually, the Patriots wanted independence from the British government. If I had lived during this time era I would have wanted to be independent and do my own thing without someone always telling me what I can or can not do as a citizen. The British government had no reason to take away certain rights such as colonists property, taking goods, and money. The colonists wanted a free-enterprise system, and to have the government have less say over business and trade. Colonists also wanted a new colony that would allow peace and independence, that would be later called the United States. Colonists also thought the British had no right to take away things they earn. Now, I will explain how it was unjust that parliament taxed Britain.  ………., parliament created new taxes. Parliment enforced taxes because Briain had to pay off a lot of debt caused by the Seven Years War. The taxes paid by citizens then increased fast. The colonies would have strong feelings about these taxes. Parliment was asked to pass what is known as the Sugar Act in 1764. The Sugar Act placed a tax on molasses and sugar. It was molasses was smuggled because if some colonists paid the full price of this tax they would possibly be driven out of business. I would have done the same thing because I wouldn’t want a tax to run my store out of business. Parliment then passed the Stamp Act in 1678. The act placed a tax on all legal documents. When this act was being put in to place colonists started creating the protest. “The colonists then replied the stamp act was unjust and unessacary. No taxation without representation.” ( American History textbook pg.135) I completely agree only because you shouldn’t have a government that is farther away taxing your colony, your own government should. Later on, in 1767, the Townshend Acts were passed. You think they the British government would’ve gotten the point. The Townshend Act taxed paper, lead, paint, tea.The taxes may have been lower but parliament was still taxing these taxes, which caused major issues. The act also used the Writs of Assistance. That allowed customs officers to inspect your boat without reason. This made colonists advise plans to rebel. Then in 1774, four laws called the Intolerable Acts were passed. First, the port of Boston was closed off. Secondly, town meetings were not allowed more that once a month. Tridly, parliament allowed customs officers to be in charge of major crimes. Lastly, a new Quartering Act was passed which allowed British soldiers in their homes. I would not want soldiers in my home only because I personally didn’t know them plus don’t they have their own place to live? Let’s talk about why colonists may have chosen to be loyalists. Loyalist were the people who stayed loyal to their country no matter what they were also called Tories by the Patriots. The British did have some advantages because their troops were highly trained and experienced. Also, many colonists still supported the British. Loyalists felt it was wrong to oppose the king. If I was a loyalist it would have to depend on if what my country was taxing people fairly and if our country was advancing more than others. Furthermore, loyalists were afraid of losing but that did happen because the Patriots won.In conclusion, I stand with being a patriot because if I lived back in that time era I would have wanted independence like I have now, I would not want to be taxed just because England was deeply in debt, and I wouldn’t want to leave my home just because of an imaginary line. Now that you have read my essay and now have som einsight take some time to think. Would you rather be a patriot or a loyalist?  As Thomas Campell once said, ” the patriot’s blood is the seed of freedoms tree.” Today I will talk about why I would rather be a patriot than a loyalist. In these paragraphs, I will explain about how the proclamation of 1763 sparked tensions with colonists, how patriots wanted independence from Britain, how the parliament taxed the British citizens, and why some colonists may have chosen to be a loyalist over a patriot. In the meantime, let’s get started.    First, the proclamation of 1763 happens because colonists and Native Americans want to claim the Ohio Valley as their land. The Native Americans found a leader in Pontiac. Pontiac led violent raids against the British. British were both injured and killed when they attacked, leading British officials to fear the safety of colonists. With all of the Pontiac’s attacks, the British had said they want to prevent people from going beyond the western frontier, for safety reasons. Th proclamation drew an imaginary line along the Appalachians Mountains. This made many colonists very angry because think about it if you just fought to earn rights over this land wouldn’t you want to keep the land. I know I would because if I had just worked my butt off to earn rights to a land then I would not want to be British to just say I couldn’t go or live there anymore and potentially have to move from where I live to another place.Collonists also had to pay for troops sent to enforce this law. Which was very uneccessary in my opinion because the troops shouldn’t need to be paid just to tell other citizens a new law was just passed. Anyways let’s talk about why British citizens wanted independence.   Eventually, the Patriots wanted independence from the British government. If I had lived during this time era I would have wanted to be independent and do my own thing without someone always telling me what I can or can not do as a citizen. The British government had no reason to take away certain rights such as colonists property, taking goods, and money. The colonists wanted a free-enterprise system, and to have the government have less say over business and trade. Colonists also wanted a new colony that would allow peace and independence, that would be later called the United States. Colonists also thought the British had no right to take away things they earn. Now, I will explain how it was unjust that parliament taxed Britain.  ………., parliament created new taxes. Parliment enforced taxes because Briain had to pay off a lot of debt caused by the Seven Years War. The taxes paid by citizens then increased fast. The colonies would have strong feelings about these taxes. Parliment was asked to pass what is known as the Sugar Act in 1764. The Sugar Act placed a tax on molasses and sugar. It was molasses was smuggled because if some colonists paid the full price of this tax they would possibly be driven out of business. I would have done the same thing because I wouldn’t want a tax to run my store out of business. Parliment then passed the Stamp Act in 1678. The act placed a tax on all legal documents. When this act was being put in to place colonists started creating the protest. “The colonists then replied the stamp act was unjust and unessacary. No taxation without representation.” ( American History textbook pg.135) I completely agree only because you shouldn’t have a government that is farther away taxing your colony, your own government should. Later on, in 1767, the Townshend Acts were passed. You think they the British government would’ve gotten the point. The Townshend Act taxed paper, lead, paint, tea.The taxes may have been lower but parliament was still taxing these taxes, which caused major issues. The act also used the Writs of Assistance. That allowed customs officers to inspect your boat without reason. This made colonists advise plans to rebel. Then in 1774, four laws called the Intolerable Acts were passed. First, the port of Boston was closed off. Secondly, town meetings were not allowed more that once a month. Tridly, parliament allowed customs officers to be in charge of major crimes. Lastly, a new Quartering Act was passed which allowed British soldiers in their homes. I would not want soldiers in my home only because I personally didn’t know them plus don’t they have their own place to live? Let’s talk about why colonists may have chosen to be loyalists. Loyalist were the people who stayed loyal to their country no matter what they were also called Tories by the Patriots. The British did have some advantages because their troops were highly trained and experienced. Also, many colonists still supported the British. Loyalists felt it was wrong to oppose the king. If I was a loyalist it would have to depend on if what my country was taxing people fairly and if our country was advancing more than others. Furthermore, loyalists were afraid of losing but that did happen because the Patriots won.In conclusion, I stand with being a patriot because if I lived back in that time era I would have wanted independence like I have now, I would not want to be taxed just because England was deeply in debt, and I wouldn’t want to leave my home just because of an imaginary line. Now that you have read my essay and now have som einsight take some time to think. Would you rather be a patriot or a loyalist?  As Thomas Campell once said, ” the patriot’s blood is the seed of freedoms tree.” Today I will talk about why I would rather be a patriot than a loyalist. In these paragraphs, I will explain about how the proclamation of 1763 sparked tensions with colonists, how patriots wanted independence from Britain, how the parliament taxed the British citizens, and why some colonists may have chosen to be a loyalist over a patriot. In the meantime, let’s get started.    First, the proclamation of 1763 happens because colonists and Native Americans want to claim the Ohio Valley as their land. The Native Americans found a leader in Pontiac. Pontiac led violent raids against the British. British were both injured and killed when they attacked, leading British officials to fear the safety of colonists. With all of the Pontiac’s attacks, the British had said they want to prevent people from going beyond the western frontier, for safety reasons. Th proclamation drew an imaginary line along the Appalachians Mountains. This made many colonists very angry because think about it if you just fought to earn rights over this land wouldn’t you want to keep the land. I know I would because if I had just worked my butt off to earn rights to a land then I would not want to be British to just say I couldn’t go or live there anymore and potentially have to move from where I live to another place.Collonists also had to pay for troops sent to enforce this law. Which was very uneccessary in my opinion because the troops shouldn’t need to be paid just to tell other citizens a new law was just passed. Anyways let’s talk about why British citizens wanted independence.   Eventually, the Patriots wanted independence from the British government. If I had lived during this time era I would have wanted to be independent and do my own thing without someone always telling me what I can or can not do as a citizen. The British government had no reason to take away certain rights such as colonists property, taking goods, and money. The colonists wanted a free-enterprise system, and to have the government have less say over business and trade. Colonists also wanted a new colony that would allow peace and independence, that would be later called the United States. Colonists also thought the British had no right to take away things they earn. Now, I will explain how it was unjust that parliament taxed Britain.  ………., parliament created new taxes. Parliment enforced taxes because Briain had to pay off a lot of debt caused by the Seven Years War. The taxes paid by citizens then increased fast. The colonies would have strong feelings about these taxes. Parliment was asked to pass what is known as the Sugar Act in 1764. The Sugar Act placed a tax on molasses and sugar. It was molasses was smuggled because if some colonists paid the full price of this tax they would possibly be driven out of business. I would have done the same thing because I wouldn’t want a tax to run my store out of business. Parliment then passed the Stamp Act in 1678. The act placed a tax on all legal documents. When this act was being put in to place colonists started creating the protest. “The colonists then replied the stamp act was unjust and unessacary. No taxation without representation.” ( American History textbook pg.135) I completely agree only because you shouldn’t have a government that is farther away taxing your colony, your own government should. Later on, in 1767, the Townshend Acts were passed. You think they the British government would’ve gotten the point. The Townshend Act taxed paper, lead, paint, tea.The taxes may have been lower but parliament was still taxing these taxes, which caused major issues. The act also used the Writs of Assistance. That allowed customs officers to inspect your boat without reason. This made colonists advise plans to rebel. Then in 1774, four laws called the Intolerable Acts were passed. First, the port of Boston was closed off. Secondly, town meetings were not allowed more than once a month. Tridly, parliament allowed customs officers to be in charge of major crimes. Lastly, a new Quartering Act was passed which allowed British soldiers in their homes. I would not want soldiers in my home only because I personally didn’t know them plus don’t they have their own place to live? Let’s talk about why colonists may have chosen to be loyalists. Loyalist were the people who stayed loyal to their country no matter what they were also called Tories by the Patriots. The British did have some advantages because their troops were highly trained and experienced. Also, many colonists still supported the British. Loyalists felt it was wrong to oppose the king. If I was a loyalist it would have to depend on if what my country was taxing people fairly and if our country was advancing more than others. Furthermore, loyalists were afraid of losing but that did happen because the Patriots won.In conclusion, I stand with being a patriot because if I lived back in that time era I would have wanted independence like I have now, I would not want to be taxed just because England was deeply in debt, and I wouldn’t want to leave my home just because of an imaginary line. Now that you have read my essay and now have some insight take some time to think. Would you rather be a patriot or a loyalist?11Unknown word: unessacaryPossibly confused wordUndoGENERAL (DEFAULT)936 WORDSCHECKING…

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