Colonists Resistance Movements

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Following the Boston Tea Party and the successive Coercive Acts passed by British Parliament, the colonists began to organize themselves into resistance movements. They elected provincial congresses to organize the resistance. Because of the provincial congresses, the royal government began to collapse. The prevalent thought of the time was ‘No British Authority At All’ in the colonies. The colonies ended up creating an association of citizen assemblies in every township. Additionally, these citizen assemblies began to promote and enforce trade sanctions against Britain. No surprise that King George III of Britain was NOT happy. There was talk of peaceful solutions to the impending conflict with Britain. Indeed, the colonial Congress approved

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