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Ita R asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 2 months ago

how is the french and indian war connected to increased enforcement of taxes on american colonists?

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  • 2 months ago

    Someone had to pick up the tab for defending colonists when they pick up fights with natives and lose. 

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  • 2 months ago

    The Stamp Act of 1765 was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which imposed a direct tax on the British colonies in America and required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper produced in London, carrying an embossed revenue stamp. The purpose of the tax was to pay for British military troops stationed in the American colonies after the French and Indian War, but the colonists had never feared a French invasion to begin with, and they contended that they had already paid their share of the war expenses. They suggested that it was actually a matter of British patronage to surplus British officers and career soldiers who should be paid by London.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    The British felt the people in the American colonies should help for the debt incurred from the French and Indian War so they issued taxes on them. The taxes didn't start until after the French and Indian War.

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