The Declaration of independence_What the Words Mean to Me


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  • The Colonist were mad because when King George Imposed the trade rules colonist could not trade with any other country other than Britain , this caused loss of profit and they could only trade with Britain limiting their resources.
  • "For cutting our trade with other parts of the world"
  • Why can't we trade with other countries!!
  • We're losing profit. . . . 
  • The colonist could not get a fair trial by jury, this caused tension as the colonist who were convicted with a crime could not get a fair trial .
  • "For depriving us in many cases, of the benefit of trial by jury."
  • I sentence you to 3 years in prison !
  • What about my right to a fair trial ?
  • "For imposing taxes on us without our consent"
  • The Colonist must have felt that the taxes that were impoesed on them were unjuist and should have their consent before the taxes were approved.This also was tied with the idea of "taxation without representation".
  • AGREED!!
  • Parliament is taxing us without our consent!
  • "For quartering large bodies of troops amongst us"
  • The colonist must have felt that their own privacy was being invaded by the redcoats. The redcoats also demanded food, water , room& board, and other utilities.
  • Um, Excuse me? Why are you here?
  • We need food and a room!
  • "For transporting us beyond Seas for pretended offences"
  • The colonist must have felt as their "offences" should not have be tried at England as the consequence's were far more greater in England.
  • But, Why?
  • You will be tried at England
  • He has refused his assent to Laws, the most Wholesome and necessary for the public good.
  • The Colonist must have felt angered because the laws imposed on the colonist were not helping them but King George III, Parliament were passing laws that did not help the common good.
  • I know right?
  • King George III doesn't care about us 
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