A study of the history of
the colonies reveals that the mix in the population included learned scholars
and many very common men such as farmers, craftsmen and laborers.
The revolt against England's
King George wasn't only about taxation without representation and the onerous
tea tax; it also concerned a violation of the civil rights of the populace.
Many of these common folk were not highly educated but here in this new land,
they were free and independent and were not about to sacrifice this newly found