"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 America. 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 closed. Arms, as the last resource, decide the contest; the appeal was the choice of the king, and the continent hath accepted the challenge..."
In this pamphlet, I'm going to give it to you plain and simple. Many books have been written about the conflict between Britain and America. Men of all classes have spoken in the argument, from different opinions, and with many styles; but all haven't had effect, and the time of debate is closed. War decides the contest as a last resource. The choice was the king's and the colonists accepted the challenge.