Can you really justify a revolution because of rules people find harsh? The British colony had such high taxes due to the war they were being involved in. British didn't want to overtake the west because they wanted to have allies and be peaceful while the colonist wanted to overtake the west and break the peace treaty the had with the Native Americans. Americans also use the excuses of the Boston massacre to justify the American revolution. Although back in time mass murders were not as common as now, We can not say that rebelling a whole government branch is the answer to a few deaths. The British colony had the right to take action due to them being attacked by the raging mob of the colonist. These are the "mayor reasons" that "justify the revolution of the colonist.