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As to the question of whether the 13 colonies could have declared independence if they weren't unanimous, answers will vary. Most might state that independence would be difficult without the support of all thirteen colonies, but some might say independence without consensus was still possible. For instance, colonies that objected could be absorbed into Canada or find a way to peacefully co-exist with those that seceded.

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