American Colonies Decision To Become Independent Essay

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There has been much debate over the idea of the American colonies separating and becoming independent from Great Britain. The colonies as a whole agree with the idea that it would be much more advantageous to become our own independent country and be able to freely make decisions for the colonies welfare. That is why it has come to my better judgment to agree with the colonies decision to become independent from the British. I believe in this decision because it is very important for a county’s people to have protection. Protection is something the American colonies do not have at the moment and I do not see Great Britain providing this protection for them. Therefore it is because of that that I support the colonies decision to be independent. Some people may be against the colonies independence because in order to be independent a war has to occur which means lives would be lost. Yet, I believe that either way lives are in danger of being lost whether the colonies seek independence or not because the colonies lack of protection will lead to lives lost. Therefore it is important for the colonies to seek independence.…show more content…
They are left vulnerable; thus no one in the colonies are safe. With no army lots of possibilities are out there. For example a war could happen and the colonies would not be able to fight so lives would automatically be lost. As Thomas Paine stated, “The Continent hath at this time the largest body of armed and disciplined men of any power under Heaven: and is just arrived at the pitch of strength, in which no single colony is able to support itself, and the whole, when united, is able to do anything.”. Paine states that the British has the colonies with no protection that they only have them for self-interest, the British do not care about the well-being of the people in the American
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