Also, the United States was under strict control by their English rulers. When people are under strict supervision and a harsh set of rules and expectations, eventually something will have to give. The Revolutionary War was exactly that, the reaction from Americans once they realized they could not longer put up with the controlling power bloc. Similarly, teenage girls in the sixties experienced a similar phenomenon: Beatlemania.
Unless the question is in regards to the book, the question is confusing.
Do you love your child? Well they hate you, because you’re the moron that has their child on a leech.
The punishment should always be proportionate to the crime. For example, it would be proportionate to kill someone if they stole your candy.