This petition was submitted during the 2010–2015 Conservative – Liberal Democrat coalition government

Rejected petition Withdraw American Independence

We the undersigned petition to the UK government to withdraw independence from the United States of America, and to reinstate America as a UK colony.
They had a fair go and showed that they can't be trusted with the power, so it's time for it to be handed back.

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