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The colonists were angry because of the famous line "no taxation without representation." Britain kept passing acts and the colonists had no say. The Sugar Act and Townshend Acts had been passed before the Stamp Act. In the end, Britain did repeal (get rid of) the Stamp Act, but then passed an act requiring the colonists to house British soldiers.

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Taxes were imposed on the colonists?

Yes, there were many taxes imposed on the American colonies by the British Empire.


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The battlecry was "Taxation without representation". The British government imposed taxes upon the colonists; but the colonists had no say in what was taxed and by how much.


What was it about post-1763 British policy that would cause colonists in every section to see the disadvantages rather than the advantages of being part of the British Empire?

After 1763, the British imposed unfair taxes on the colonists. They colonists began to feel that they were being exploited by Britain.


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He got involved with acts and taxes that the British 'unlawfully' imposed taxes against the colonists such as the Stamp Act, Sugar Act, and Townshed Act.


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What was the French and Indian War and what was the consequences?

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