Which statement best explains why taxation without representation was a major issue for the colonists? a.The colonists wanted more influence over how taxes were spent. b.The colonists equated a lack of representation with a lack of consent to be ruled. c.The colonists sought more control of tax collection to keep the money in the colonies. d.The colonists felt that the collection of taxes violated their natural rights.
b. The colonists equated a lack of representation with a lack of consent to be ruled.