Second Continental Congress Dbq Analysis

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After the 14 mounth war that was already going on between America and its mouther country Britain, and the growing amount of blood shed in the colonies. It was inevitable that the Second Continental Congress would declare independence from Britian. There were many reasons for the Second Continental to secede from Britain such as battles like the one at Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill, and the battle for New York. Also that the rebelious colonist were not excepting the taxes such as the tea act, stamp act, and the quatering act. These ran into problems with the British soliders stationed in the colonies and caused events such as the Boston Massacre, and it also caused problems such as the Boston teaparty.Another significent reason is the Olive branch petition which King George refused to read The battles that happned in the colonies was a great reason that makes this statement true. After The first battle at Lexington and Concord they still had a chance to unite back togeather, but the later battles in the war made it close to impossible for the collinies to reunite. But the amount of…show more content…
Such taxes as the Stamp act, the Tea act, and the Quatering acts angred the colinist so much that it ran into conflicts such as the Boston Massacre which caused the death of 5 colonist and the wounding of 6 other colonist. This also led to events like the Tea act where colonist dressed up as local indians and dumpped British tea into the Boston harbor to rebel against the Tea act. The Act that did the most damage the relationship between the colonist and Britian though, was the Intolerable acts which led to the first battle of the revolution where British soliders were trying to confinscate guns from colonist and the colonist refused and a fire fight broke out between the two
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