Who Likes Unjust Taxation And Financial Restraint? Essay

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Who likes unjust taxation and financial restraint? Do you? I know myself, as a Daughter of Liberty, am appalled by these events. We are working to fight against the imposters of the taxation and restraint, you guessed it, Great Britain itself! If we do not rise to the fight, what makes you think these outrageous laws and financial curtailments won’t continue as long as we live? Join the Sons and Daughters of Liberty in our fight for American independence, or live a lifetime of taxes piling up at your doorstep!

After the French and Indian War, King George III issued the Proclamation of 1763. The Proclamation of 1763 has been imposed on us colonists which restricts us from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains because that land had been given to the Native Americans after the fighting over the Ohio River Valley known as Pontiac’s Rebellion. Why this angers me you ask, well let’s see. We fought for this land and now the British are foreboding us from settling there? British colonists who were already settled there had to move but the French colonists didn’t. What makes sense about that at all?! The Native American’s have obtained much more land than what was originally intended for them to receive. The King and Parliament know that we, the colonists, won 't respect the boundary unless it threatens our lives to do so. We feel the Proclamation is a plot to keep us under the strict control of England and that the British only want us east of the mountains so they can keep…

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