I do believe that the founding fathers were justified to rebel against the British because of the unfair treatment the colonists were receiving. Metaphorically, the colonists were a bunch of dogs and the government was the leash. They were controlling and had a lot, if not all the power over colonists.
Tyranny played a huge roll in how the colonists viewed the British. The British were very controlling and oppressive towards the colonists. The British government limited the colonists’ rights, keeping a tight leash on the colonists, they had very little freedom. The government forced taxes upon the colonists making them pay for past wars and to the colonists this was extremely unfair. When you have an extremely cruel and forceful government you're not going to agree or like it and that is most likely how the colonists felt. They were angry and wanted freedom. …show more content…
The government had asked the colonists to move westward and yet they clashed with American Indians and tried to take over their land. Of course this lead to an expensive war that the government could not pay alone. Another argument one might approach is the fact that the colonists lacked to pay taxes, they resisted instead of just paying the taxes. The government may have provided protection and taxes would serve as a favor for the government, yet the taxes were being resisted.
The government was really overall weak. Economic problems were taking place and the government couldn't really control these problems. Another large problem was taxation without representation and this is one of the more major causes that lead to the American Revolution. They were being forced to pay taxes with no representation from any of the colonies. Not getting the basics rights as a human being gives a solid reason to rebel, and that is how the colonists viewed