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Do you think the British government was justified in seeking to have its colonists pay military bills without allowing them a voice in Parliament?

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Yes, the Americans should have covered the costs, since the soldiers were there to protect them. Differences could have been resolved without violence.

Yes: 32%
the Americans should have covered the costs, since the soldiers were there to protect them. Differences could have been resolved without violence.


No, the taxes should not have been assessed, since the colonists had no political voice in the government.

No: 67%
the taxes should not have been assessed, since the colonists had no political voice in the government.


Total number of poll participants: 579

Of the participants polled thus far, 361 watched at least half of the film; of those, 82 said the film influenced their vote.

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