King George III
The colonists had a list of complaints against King George III of Great Britain.
Column A shows how the complaints were written in the Declaration of Independence.
Match each complaint in Column A with its meaning in Column B.
|____1. He has refused his assent to laws the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.||A. He has changed the way our colonies are governed.|
|_____2. He has declared us out of his protection.||B. He has forced us to keep troops in our houses.|
|_____3. He has agreed to laws that called for quartering large bodies of troops among us.||C. He has not passed laws that help the colonists.|
|_____4. …cutting off our trade with all parts of the world.||D. He has taxed us without consulting us.|
|_____5. …imposing taxes on us without our consent.||E. He has stopped us from trading with any other country.|
|_____6. …depriving us in many cases of the benefits of trial by jury.||F. He has not allowed us to have jury trials.|
|_____7. …taking away our charters, abolishing our most valuable laws, and altering fundamentally the forms of our government.||G. He has made war upon our people and our land.|
|____8. He has plundered our seas, ravaged our coasts, burnt our towns, and destroyed the lives of our people.||H. He has said that he will not protect us from our enemies.|
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