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The successful conclusion of the Seven Years' War

The successful conclusion of the Seven Years' War (French and Indian War in the British colonies) left Great Britain with a huge debt.
-How did British attempts to force colonists to pay part of that debt lead to revolution?
-It is not necessary to go into an in depth discussion of each of the taxes passed by Parliament. You should, however, mention at least THREE of them and how those three would would abridge colonial liberty.

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The successful conclusion of the Seven Years' War (French and Indian War in the British colonies) left Great Britain with a huge debt.
-How did British attempts to force colonists to pay part of that debt lead to revolution?
-It is not necessary to go into an in depth discussion of each of the taxes passed by Parliament. You should, however, mention at least THREE of them and how those three would abridge colonial liberty.

The relationship between the colonies and the British crown began to deteriorate during the war against the French and the native Indians, better known as the Seven Years' War. At first, the war between the colonists and the French allied with the Indians was nothing more than a local conflict. This first phase of the war lasted from 1754, the year of Fort Necessity's disaster, until the expansion of the war in Europe 1756. However, England and France incurred in hostilities and the Seven Years War began in 1756. The problems between the colonists and the English started at the beginning of 1757 when William Pitt, Minister of External Relations, imposed military recruitment among the colonists. Also, Crown officials ordered the colonists to provide asylum in their homes to the British troops without any form of payment, and rations were demanded from landlords and local merchants. The colonists reacted angrily to these impositions and as consequence a disturbance took place in 1757 in New York, and in 1758 the British authorities feared an interruption in the flow of supplies needed for the war. The last phase of the war began in 1758 when Pitt adjusted his politics by paying the colonists for the help provided to the British troops and returned the control over the recruitment to the local assemblies of the colonists. Nevertheless, the war impositions and economic debt inherited from the conflict left the colonists with resentment towards the British Crown. Meanwhile, the British decided to centralized and organize their power in the New World because they believed that the colonists did not provide money enough for the war effort, and some colonist merchants sold supplies to the French of the Antilles during the whole duration of the conflict.

Things turned worse between the colonists and the British Crown after the British Parliament enacted a ...

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The successful conclusion of the Seven Years' War is investigated.

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