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The colonist were not being recognized in parliament and no longer lived in England...........basicly the wanted a better goverment.

The King was unfairly taxing the colonist which meant that they were loosing money to the king and becoming poorer.

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The sugar act, the stamp act, and the townshend acts.

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They felt as if they were not represented well enough in Parliament

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