Pros And Cons Of The Colonists

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The colonist were patriots because they were being oppressed by the British and they were trying to have freedoms like every human has the right to. The British taxed the colonist for almost everything that they could which included the Tea act, stamp act, and the sugar act. (Burgan) Because of these reasons to them they were doing the right thing to do in the situation that they were in. The colonist were also treated poorly by the British which made them want to fight back for their freedom. Once the colonist started to fight back against the British they were traded worse with things like public killings, more taxes, and the British slowed all trades going into the colonies from countries that included France, Spain, and Portugal. The
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