Why was it dangerous to go against british?
Because at that time, Britain had the largest empire in the world, and were very disciplined. They also had an EXTREMELY well trained army (redcoats). They had stopped lots of revolts like in in India.
The only reason America won the Revolution was because Britain was small so they had to rise taxes in all their countries, but they weren't large enough to train enough men to defeat the whole of America.
The only reason America won the Revolution was because Britain was small so they had to rise taxes in all their countries, but they weren't large enough to train enough men to defeat the whole of America.
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The Boer's continued incursion into the traditional lands of the native tribal areas created a potential risk of uprisals by various African tribal units with the Zulu nation as a particular and traditional risk. The Boers considered their northern advance into Africa in much the same way as the Ame…ricans considered its Western expansion as a part of "Manifest Destiny". Nations involved with thoughts and dreams of expansion, Empire, Freedom , or Manifest Destiny are conflicted between simple concepts like "Human Rights", "Individual Rights", "human dignity" and "independence ". Boers and Huguenots and Zulus and the "Empire" were not "always" in conflict, simply or just only in conflict. Now this was the propaganda that was spread by the British. The real truth are, the Boers wanted freedom from the British colonizers, therefore they moved north. At that time South Africa was vast open land with no inhabitants at all, there was one Zulu nomad village in Natal on the east coast, called Dingaan stad, where one of the Boer leaders Piet Retief went to negotiate with Dingaan the Zulu king to buy the northern part of Natal, that was open land from him, Dingaan agreed and sign a treaty with Retief. Direct after that Dingaan murdered Retief and his companions. The treaty was later found in a leather bag on Retief's body on a hill where Dingaan left Retief and companions, body's for the vultures. After establishment of the two Boer Republics, gold and diamonds was discovered in Transvaal and that was the motivation for the British to occupy the Boer Republics. Resulting in the first defeat for the British Empire ever, in the first Anglo Boer War, where a hand full of Boer civil soldiers, won the war against the mighty British Empire. This was a humiliation for Queen Victoria that she could not except. In 1899 the British tried again to occupy the Boer Republics and again the Boers declared war, a war that lasted for three years. If it was not for the British savage concentration camps where 2400 Boer children and 3000 Boer woman were killed in the most savage ways, like fine pieces of glass in their food, the outcome of the war would be in favor of the Boers. Note: This was also the end of the British Empire. (MORE)
Well, I think you are referring to the American Revolution. First and foremost, we have to remember that the American Revolution sparked a larger contest between England and France, the Netherlands, Spain, etc. which threatened British interests worldwide. As such, the ability of Britain to focus he…r energies is largely diminished. Secondly, the Americans had a country with roughly half the population of the UK separated by an ocean. As such, even though England is much stronger at the time, it is still a difficult proposition to control so much territory against a relatively large foe. Finally, the French,Spanish & Dutch Republic did provide the US with military assistance. Also at the time of the Revoloutionary War the British were fighting 3 other wars in diffrent parts of the world at the same time. France was an allie to the US fighting alongside them in the US but Napolean and the French Empire also decided that it would be a perfect time to attack the British over in Europe. The British were also fighting the Mongol Empire ( wich was the 2cnd biggest Empire on earth) and also the Japanese Empire. These 3 other Wars had everything to lose and everything to gain for the British the war with the US had nothing for them to gain as it was too young of a country,so Britain moved on to concentrate on fighting those 3 other wars wich they won all 3. (MORE)
The colonists revolted against the british because King James was abusing rights and priveledges. The colonists had a slogan: 'No taxation without representation'..
The American Colonists, However, not all of the American Colonists wanted to be free of the British rule. These people were called "Loyalists" because they were still loyal to the King. They were indecisive on whether they wanted to have war or support the King. Also, most of the colonists didn't re…ally want freedom because they were happy with the way they were. (MORE)
The colonists fought the British because they declared theirindependence and the British promptly sent an army to put down therebellion.
Dating from the early 18th century through the French and Indian War (1754-1763), the growing colonies began to resent British rule and control. The colonists were being taxed, restricted in their trade, and subjected to laws they had no say in writing. Following the Boston Massacre of protesters (1…770), general dissatisfaction grew. New taxes led to the Boston Tea Party (1773), after which some colonial legislatures lost their power and the number of British troops was increased. Tensions escalated into actual conflict at Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775. --- The Declaration of Independence (1776) listed the reasons for rebelling against the British: The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world. He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good. He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his Assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them. He has refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, unless those people would relinquish the right of Representation in the Legislature, a right inestimable to them and formidable to tyrants only. He has called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their Public Records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures. He has dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people. He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected, whereby the Legislative Powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise; the State remaining in the mean time exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within. He has endeavoured to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands. He has obstructed the Administration of Justice by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary Powers. He has made Judges dependent on his Will alone for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries. He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harass our people and eat out their substance. He has kept among us, in times of peace, Standing Armies without the Consent of our legislatures. He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil Power. He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation: For quartering large bodies of armed troops among us: For protecting them, by a mock Trial from punishment for any Murders which they should commit on the Inhabitants of these States: For cutting off our Trade with all parts of the world: For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent: For depriving us in many cases, of the benefit of Trial by Jury: For transporting us beyond Seas to be tried for pretended offences: For abolishing the free System of English Laws in a neighbouring Province, establishing therein an Arbitrary government, and enlarging its Boundaries so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these Colonies For taking away our Charters, abolishing our most valuable Laws and altering fundamentally the Forms of our Governments: For suspending our own Legislatures, and declaring themselves invested with power to legislate for us in all cases whatsoever. He has abdicated Government here, by declaring us out of his Protection and waging War against us. He has plundered our seas, ravaged our coasts, burnt our towns, and destroyed the lives of our people. He is at this time transporting large Armies of foreign Mercenaries to compleat the works of death, desolation, and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of Cruelty & Perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the Head of a civilized nation. He has constrained our fellow Citizens taken Captive on the high Seas to bear Arms against their Country, to become the executioners of their friends and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their Hands. He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages whose known rule of warfare, is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions. In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people. --- (MORE)
Francis Marion, a.k.a: The Swamp Fox, considered to be one of the fathers of modern guerrilla warfare, is credited in the lineage of the United States Army Rangers. His persistent irregular methods were used to great effect against the British occupation of South Carolina from 1780-1781. Marion's …Men supplied their own food, weapons, ammunition, horses, and served without pay, obtaining (capturing) supplies as needed from the Brits. The battle of Black Mingo Creek further gained him many followers. (MORE)
describe some factors that may contribute to an individual being more vulnerable to harm or abuse
The main complaint was that they were being taxed at anextraordinarily high rate on imported goods from Britain and feltunable to do anything about it because they weren't represented inthe British Parliament. Their slogan at the time was 'No taxationwithout representation'.
he always liked to be british because he came from Britain actually, he attacked the British with his Green Mountain Boys on may 5th, 1775 at fort tricoderoga.
the were surounded and had to retreat back acrsoss the English chanel using anything that would float to save their military forces.
Depends in which war you are referring to, England/Britain has been involved in many wars.
The Wampanoags, Naragansetts, Pequots, Powatans, Iqonios, Huro. Erie. Almost all the tribes near the colonies fought against the British. Only a few were fighting with them.
Name the Indian patriot who sacrificed his life by going on fast to protest against the treatment given to Indian freedom fightest in British Jails?
Jatindra Nath Das (also known as Jatin Das ) (27 October 1904 - 13 September 1929) was an http://www.answers.com/topic/india http://www.answers.com/topic/indian-independence-movement-1 and http://www.answers.com/topic/revolutionary-movement-for-indian-independence . The death of Jatin Das in … http://www.answers.com/topic/lahore jail after 63 days of http://www.answers.com/topic/hunger-strike shocked the whole of India. Jatin Das is the only person to fast to death before independence, http://www.answers.com/topic/potti-sreeramulu fasted to death for a separate Andhra after independence. Read more: http://www.answers.com/topic/jatindra-nath-das#ixzz1EiGeiXAF (MORE)
The Americans revolted because the British were being unfair to them and had imposed too many taxes on them due the the British loss in the Spain war. They found this kind of treatment unfair and decided to win their own country back.
New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.
Britain has no dangerous spiders naturally. However imports from foreign countries carry the occassional stow-away. Because of Britains climate these spiders do not adapt well to our weather etc, hence spiders like the Australian brown recluse cant survive for long in the UK. Another issue is …the same as black scorpions, they arrived via cargo and eventually became non posionous. (MORE)
\nJoan of Arc (or) Jean d'Arc fought against the Britons in the hundred years war (1337 to 1453) between France and England.
they fought back because the wanted their freedom. the didn't want to taxed and have to pay for all the british mistakes. they dumped the tea when they were taxed for it. they wanted to have there normal colonist lifes back.
Taxation without representation was the main reason, they thought that they were being unfairly taxed, when in accuallity, the folks of England were being taxed way more.
Prior to the French and Indian war there were several colonial wars between Brittan and France in North America. None settled the major issues for long. The colonies bordered each other and the British colonies had a faster growing population of mostly farmers while the French were mostly trading wi…th the Indians for furs. The British had claims on Western PA and the Ohio valley. British colonists were trading in this area with Indian tribes. The French also claimed the area and feared that British settlers would be next. Indian tribes sided with both the British and French but more sided with the French (as the French colony of Canada subsisted mostly on the fur trade while the British colonies did more farming and were growing much faster putting pressure on the Indians for land). The French were also more adept at keeping the Indians satisfied with gifts. The French monarchy was absolute and had a more dictatorial control over Canada and relations with the Indians. Each British colony had its own Indian affairs representative. certainly not unified or completely controlled by the crown. Brittish settlers (often a small farm all alone on the frontier)also made easier targets for Indian raids and thus more plunder. Indians were not much for fighting against hardened targets. In the end the French were able to get more Indian support until the end when they saw the writing on the wall and turned on the French. (MORE)
The reason any government levies taxes --to pay for services. In this case the taxes paid for the Redcoat's salaries, their guns, cannons, ships, etc. Part of the money also paid for the normal services any government must provide--courts, law enforcement, infrastructure, etc. And don't forget good… old King George. He must get his share. That is his right, as the King of England. It would be interesting to see the breakdown of where the tax money went. (MORE)
Some reasons of why the colonists rebelled against the British were: 1. The Boston Massacre 2. Taxation without Representation 3. Intolerable Acts 4. Proclamation of 1763 5. The Stamp Act 6. The Quartering Acts 7. The Sugar act
There were many reasons why the colonists revolted against theBritish. For one, they were forced to pay taxes to the King withoutrepresentation. British soldiers could also enter a colonial's homewithout a warrant. The British simply terrorized the colonials andforced them into a state of servitude …on several fronts. (MORE)
The colonists initial goal against the British was for lowertaxation. Instead of lowering taxes the British increase taxes. Theincreased taxes led to the Revolutionary war.
Because the British people told the Indians that they smelled really bad and that their food was disgusting.
The French provided catering and helped with expenses and lent some of their skilled and expeirenced military leaders along with their soldiers, Poland also helped by lending their military leaders.prussa helped train men.spain gave gun powder,clothes,medics and money
the British was accusations was that they were stealing land and selling it to the settlers that build houses but that is all i know
he has shown bravery in a number of dangerous battles against theBritish rule. That is how you can correct it.
In Champaran, a district in state of Bihar, tens of thousands of landless serfs, indentured laborers and poor farmers were forced to grow indigo and other cash crops instead of the food crops necessary for their survival. These goods were bought from them at a very low price. Suppressed by the ruthl…ess militias of the landlords (mostly British), they were given measly compensation, leaving them mired in extreme poverty. The villages were kept extremely dirty and unhygienic, and alcoholism, untouchability and purdah were rampant. Now in the throes of a devastating famine, the British levied an oppressive tax which they insisted on increasing in rate. Without food and without money, the situation was growing progressively unlivable and the peasants in Champaran revolted against indigo cultivation in 1914 (at Pipra) and 1916(Turkaulia) and Raj Kumar Shukla took Mahatma Gandhi to Champaran and the Champaran Satyagraha began (MORE)
During the earliest times of the Colonial period, settlers pretty much ruled themselves. Colonists rose up to help the British regular army fight the 7 Years' War, which kicked the French out of Canada-- most were fairly satisfied. . http://www.lavellecoleman.ie/.
I hope this helps... 1.some colonists' defense of their own land, principles, and beliefs 2.additional support from France 3.strong leadership hope i helped you
The fable of Revere comes from a Longfellow poem written in 1861 and in reality he didn't ride through the night yelling about the British coming. Longfellow wrote his poem on the eve of the civil war to remind people of the nation's history. Somehow the poem became part of history and was put into …history books as fact. Revere never finished the ride, his horse was taken away and he was held by a British patrol, but thanks to Longfellow we all know who he is. He billed Congress for the ride and the cost of the horse since it was taken from him and it didn't belong to him. It was borrowed. His one big contribution was the picture on a flier after the Boston Massacre showing colonist getting shot by the British. This was pure propaganda and was used to incite discontent between the colonist and the British troops. (MORE)
American colonists used boycotts to protest British rule and avoidthe high taxes the King required. After Britain began taxing stampsand paper, colonists clashed with British tax collectors andauthorities, eventually leading to the American Revolution.
"taxation without representation " the colonist where mad because they didn't have a say in what to do in parliament they just chose for them.
The 13 British colonies in America were always faced with taxation to be paid to their home country, Great Britain. There came a time when these taxes became an issue with the colonists. That was because they had no representation in the British parliament. The slogan against this situation was "No …taxation without representation". (MORE)
William Wilberforce was a British politician and social reformer and also an evangelical Christian. He was appalled at slavery and considered all people as free and equal before God. His view was that slavery could not be justified on moral and religious grounds in a civilised society. Contrary …to many answers on this site, William Wilberforce never owned any slaves not did he take part in any aspect of the Slave Trade. Click on the link below for more information on William Wilberforce. (MORE)
A blackade is to shut ports by a ship to help people and supplies not come in and go out!
He thought the British would be too preoccupied fighting Napoleon to be able to resist and wished to expand the US into Canada.
Those against Confederation questioned what Canada could really offer. After all the USA already had a rail system extending across their country and within a few hundred miles of BC. Most of BC trade was already north/south and culturally they only had the British connection with Canada. But it …was the elite of BC that put up the biggest argument against. They did not want to give up their power and favored positions. They did not want BC to have responsible government and saw Confederation as a threat to their rather profitable situation. These arguments were addressed by Canada with money. The elite was bought off with promises of "pensions" and cash was promised on a per capita basis. (MORE)
Gandhi first start going against the british in 1990 ;) Research it yourself like others have too!
Gandhi defied British Imperialism, first in South Africa, and then in his native India for most of his adult life.
Because there were more British soldiers than Voortrekkers and they were not soldiers, they also had families to care for.
It depends on the war in particular, but the most common three reasons were: . To Occupy France's Territory: Hundred Years War, Seven Years War, etc. . To Restore the Balance of Power: Anglo-French War of 1627-29, War of Spanish Succession, etc. . To Preserve British Independence: Norman Conque…st, Nine Years' War, Napoleonic Wars, etc (MORE)
In general British coats were thick and heavy, to keep them warm as it can be quite chilly in England. However, in the colonies, the summers could get quite hot and the colonists did not like being forced to wear something that made them sweat profusely during the day, so they decided to reject the …British coats in favor of their own, lighter, variety. (MORE)
Depends on one's perspective - to the British, such persons were rebels and traitors; to their descendants, they were heroes and patriots.
James the first was the British monarch who was against smoking andwrote a tract on the great harm that it did.
In which instance? I mean, the guerrillas lost in Malaysia. Their"victory" in Ireland was due more to the British public beingwar-weary after World War I and a failure of British Intelligenceto realize that the Irish Republican Army was on the verge ofextinction after the blundered attack on the Cus…toms House inDublin. EOKA could have been said to have been effective, largelybecause the British weren't that determined to hold onto Cyprus. The advantage irregulars have is typically that they know the layof the land, and they come from the population of that land. Thus,they tend to enjoy more local support and intimacy with theterrain. (MORE)
Basically, they wanted to be independent, and to rule themselves,rather than be ruled by Great Britain.
George Washington accepted the position of Commander in Chief onJune 15, 1775. He had been a delegate to the Continental Congresssince 1774.