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  • We must go to war with the British immediately!
  • The Olive Branch Petition was a document the colonists made to try to avoid war with the British one last time. While some British wanted to agree with it, it ultimately failed in the end.
  • We must go to war with British Immediately!
  • Wait! Let us first try the Olive Branch Petition!
  • Thomas Paine urged colonists to break from England and to fight if it was necessary.
  • Now is the time! People of the New World we must fight for our freedom!!
  • YEAH!
  • King George was obviously not happy about this and ordered soldiers to go to the colonies and South and recruit slaves and natives to fight off the rebels.
  • The British turned to the south and the Natives to help them fight off the rebel colonists and were able to gain the support of some
  • Help us in defeating the colonists and we will grant you land and freedom
  • The colonists and British engaged in a war that lasted 8 years. The colonists were able to win with the help of the French and Guerrilla Warfare.
  • The British were defeated and had to agree to the colonists terms of them breaking of from Britain and becoming their own independent country.
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