"In the following pages I offer nothing more than simple facts, plain arguments, and common sense... Volumes have been written on the subject of the struggle between [Britain] and American . Men of all ranks have embarked in the controversy, from different motives, and with various designs; but all have been ineffectual and the period of debate is closed. Arms, as the last resource, decide the contest; the appeal was the choice of the king, and the continent hath accepted the challenge..."
He provided simple facts, plain arguments, and common sense. Books are written on the fight between British and America. Men from all ranks went on board but failed. The King chose guns to decide the contest, as a last resource.