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no because the british cant be in another continent or country and be giving them rules that the colonies dont want to folllow. the colonies can make thier own rules. they also cant tax them on what is not useful. and the colonies cant oay taxes for what they dont know

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In some ways the British were justified in taxing the colonists. The British stationed its army there to keep the French and Indians from trying to take over. Other governmental functions were provided by Britain that had to be paid for in some way. The taxation itself could have been justifiable but it was that it was without representation that the Americans objected to. They just wanted to have some say in those matters instead of having tax after tax imposed on them.

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What are some of the bad things king george 3rd did that angered the colonist in 1778 with the parliment.

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