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French and Indian War

Summary: After the British defeated the French and their Indian allies the French empire in North America was ended. Britain was in control and began taxing the colonists. The French and Indian war opened up new doors of thoughts of freedom and resentment of British rule. The colonists began to realize that they could govern themselves.

After the British defeated the French and their Indian allies the French empire in North America was ended. Britain was in debt after the war and needed to find a way to regain the money they had lost, so began the taxing of the colonists. Colonists were beginning to expand westward into the land once claimed by the French. The Proclamation of 1763 was issued by the British to stop the expansion westward of the colonists, it was ignored. Soon it was realized that the French and Indian war was the beginning of the end of the rule of Britain over the colonies.

The first act to be passed by Britain was the Sugar Act (1764), it was a tax on the sugar in the colonies. The colonists resented the tax and boycotted British sugar. They were upset that they were being taxed without representation in Parliament. So came the...

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