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Because it is like a mother and daughter relationship. The British had control over the colonists for a long time. The British did kinda baby them for a while , then British turned. And the colonists was like what is going on; and the British wanted to control the colonists and the colonists had enough so the wanted to rebel. So to answer the question , because the British felt like they were in control because they kinda took the colonists under there wing.

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Q: Why did British feel they had to tax colonists?
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