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Teaching A Change in Thinking

A Change in Thinking

The way many colonists thought about Britain was changing. Most colonists wanted to stay in the British Empire. They just thought it was time for the British government to stop making rules for them. A small number of colonists talked about going further. They believed that they could only keep their liberties by breaking away from Britain. The colonies, they believed, must become independent.

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Why did colonists begin to change their thoughts about Britain?


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