No, they would not. They are people just like you and me. They wouldn't and didn't start shooting until their lives were in jeopardy.
Remember before they started shooting they were for years randomly taken as slaves for the Kings navy. They couldn't buy bibles and had Regular army sleeping in their homes whom they had to feed. Those caught practicing a belief out side what was legally allowed was flogged often to death in front of the whole town. Church's were burned to the ground. They had no way for the king to hear their issues.
that is what broke the back they were being killed and ignored.
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I see your point and would also add that they did absolutely everything that they could to avoid the shooting. Including sending the King a list of grievences attached to their Declaration of Independence. Only after the abuses continued did they turn to the last resort.