Great Britain

This discussion board focuses on the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence. Some argue events as far back as the Seven Years’ War contributed to the eventual split by the colonies from Great Britain. Lets explore the topic further by completing this discussion board post.
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Grading CriteriaYour post will be worth 80 points. A detailed post that answers the prompt should be at least 5 sentences minimum in length. Please comment on two students posts as well. Each comment should be unique to the post and be at least 3 sentences in length.
For a top score, you must respond constructively to at least two other students. More extensive participation will be noted.
SpecificationsPost your opening response to the question early in the assignment period so that others have time to respond to you.
A thoughtful opening response will use the textbook to provide specific examples and a time line of events. Use information from the textbook to support your opinion or argument in response to the question.
The PromptRespond to the following discussion question for this module.
What were the contributing factors that led the colonists to seek independence from Great Britain? In your opinion, what was the main factor?