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They passed the Stamp Act, which stated that people must pay a fee for any letters/ packages, mostly newspapers coming to them. They also had the tax on tea (which lead to the Boston Tea Party) and numerous taxes on American goods.

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The colony were founded by people resistant to Bristish control. These people fled the UK to be able to practice their unpopular and persecuted religious beliefs.

So resistance stated when the first ship sailed.

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the stamp act, the sugar act, as well as the townshend acts

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Great Britain needed the money. They were engaged in a war with France. The Revolution greatly affected their ability to fight against the French in other parts of the war.

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To pay for the French and Indian War

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Did the colonists tax the british?

no


Why did the stamp act upset the American colonists?

Some British colonists were upset, because they were imposed a tax without their voice in the British Parliament.


Why did the British create a stamp tax in 1765?

The British created a tax stamp because the tax was imposed on all American colonists


Did the British tax the colonists in 1760and 1770?

of course


Why did the british start to tax the colonists?

To have money for the war.


Were the colonists justified in resisting British policies after the french and Indian war?

yes the british had no right to tax the colonists


What negative thing did the british carry out of the french and Indian war?

a humongous debt which made the british tax the colonists which started the am. rev. a humongous debt which made the british tax the colonists which started the am. rev.


What country passed the four laws to tax the colonists?

the british


Do you believe the british has the right to tax the colonists?

no because they are not allowed to do that


What happened when the colonists boycotted goods that carried a British tax?

The British raised taxes.


Were tax on tea reasonable?

the british put tax on tea cause the colonists were being violent


What was the most unfair tax the British levied on the colonists?

It was taxex for tea