Colonists Loyalty To Britain

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Colonists abandon loyalty to Britain The colonists abandoned their loyalty to the king because of the wrong treatment they received. The colonies believed the acts with taxation were unfair because their own legislation had the authority to tax them. Because of the Boston Tea Party, which was where the British dumped out tea as a way of protesting in Boston, the British government became furious at the colonists. The colonial leaders wanted to defend their self government and liberty. The British government launched the Intolerable Acts, punishment laws passed in 1774. These acts were meant to punish the colonists for their defiance and throwing a large tea shipment into Boston harbor. Some of the intolerable acts include Boston Port Act (An

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