Begin this discussion activity by watching the video clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZfRaWAtBVg
This light-hearted video considers a serious question was it in fact too late for either side to back down? At the time there were advocates who strongly supported each position. Loyalty honor and economics all influenced people’s point of view.
For your initial post discuss whether you believe that England and the colonies had irreconcilable differences that could only be resolved though military action. Support your answer with specific examples.
With two other students discuss how economics factored into the decision to break with England.
Compose your work using a word processor and save it as a Plain Text or an .rtf to your computer. When you’re ready to make your initial posting please click on the Create Thread button and copy/paste the text from your document into the message field. Be sure to check your work and correct any spelling or grammatical errors before you post it

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