Colonists opposed new British taxes by protesting violently and?
Writing defiant pamphlets
Boycotting taxed products deprived the Crown of the intended revenue.
How was King Afonso I of Kongo's reaction to European colonization in Africa different from that of the Khoisan tribe?
The colonists opposed the taxes because they didn't get any benefits. The British were paying the Native Americans for American scalps if they went beyond the Appalachian Mountains. The British were forcing Americans to buy British goods even though the Dutch were willing to sell the same goods for a better price.
What was the term for about 13 of the colonists who remained faithful to the British crown and opposed the Revolution?
What was the name given to the colonists who opposed the British crown during the American Revolutionary war?
Some colonists felt that Britain had no right to tax them because they had no representations in parliament. The colonists felt that this was against their rights as British citizens. The colonists opposed the Sugar Act because it was the first time they received an internal tax directly and felt that it was a major tax hike. Prior to that act, they were taxed lower and indirectly.
What did the British impose to help pay the cost of protecting colonies and the colonists responded by creating the Sons of Liberty?
Certain Native Americans decided to fight alongside the American Colonists while others fought alongside the British and still others chose neutrality. However, Native Americans were not directly involved in the American Revolution and were seen as pawns by the Americans and British alike. The British were generally more approving of Native Americans than the American Colonists, but both saw them as ignorant savages as opposed to legitimate foreign nations.
Colonists who had holdings in land or other kinds of wealth, might have opposed the Revolution, because if the Revolution were unsuccesssful, they risked at the very least confiscation of their property and money. Some loyalists had businesses that needed British protection from foreign forces and pirates. Some colonists needed British protection to prevent other countries like Spain and even France from encroaching on their lands. In addition, many loyalist colonists simply preferred to be…
As Boston was a rather revolutionary city (as opposed to New York which was a more loyalist city), many colonists in Boston saw the Boston Tea Party as a demonstration that British taxation without representation was a greater issue to them than the cost savings of purchasing the tea with taxes (even with taxes, British tea was less expensive). Also it showed that the Bostonians took their political concerns seriously.