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Why did American colonists resist paying taxes to the British government?
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Why did the colonists resist the idea of direct internal taxation by the british?
The colonists, used to over one hundred years of self government and taxation, were angry at the idea that parliament had the 'right to tax' (Grenville). They [colonial legislatures] acknowledged their obligation to aid the British debt from the Seven Years War, but objected to the direct taxation. Representatives in London wished to know how much the colonies were required to pay the crown, but Grenville and his advisories were gave no exact answer.