Hey guys I am Benjamin Franklin and I'm going to explain another grievance in the Declaration of Independence.
This grievance is the British cutting off our trade with other parts of the world.
This doesn't seem like a problem but it affected the colonists and traders very much.
The colonists were offered deals that were very low. They wanted to trade with other countries for a better price
Patriots of course did not like this idea from the British.
So the colonists decided to smuggle goods.
Being caught smuggling could get you in court. And British began checking ships for smuggled goods.
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