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Continuing Negotiations for reconciliation and remaining loyal to Britain are two very good options for the colonies but the best choice that is offered at the Second Continental Congress in May 1776 is revolting against Britain The colonists have tried the other two options and they have failed They should not give Britain another chance it does not deserve Surprisingly the colonists have not rebelled against their mother country sooner with all the hardships that it has been causing the colonists by taxing them harshly Britain and the American colonies are two different people and should be recognized politically as separate nations The American colonies should fight for their right to be free Through post-Revolutionary War years Britain has damaged its American colonies brutally and yet the colonist have remained loyal to Britain and have tried to negotiate with Britain for recognition in their Parliament without success The colonists have been Britains loyal subjects but still they are not treated as British citizens are The colonists are taxed heavily to pay off a debt they did not cause Britain has passed many acts onto the colonists like the Townshend Revenue Act and the Tea Acts and the Stamps Act to pay off their war debt Obviously the colonists did not like this idea but what could they do about it They had no say in Parliament although the British claim that the colonists have virtual representation Britain claims that because British citizens chose the Parliament delegates and since the American colonies are British colonies the delegates also represent the colonists Yet if the delegates actually did represent the colonist they would see that the colonist should not be taxed because it was the British army that fought in the Seven Years War Therefore it should be Great Britain that is to be taxed for their debt The colonists negotiations have failed and Britain does not regard its loyalty The only other option left is
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