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Jun 20, 2013 ... The French and Indian War led to British control of lands that had been under French ... Britain had to protect all these colonists from different groups of Indians. .... Colonial assemblies were able to approve their own laws, but only with the ... Britain cancelled the Stamp Act, but did not stop demanding taxes.


Jan 29, 2013 ... Tobacco was colonial Virginia's most successful cash crop. ... to pay local taxes and tithes, and to buy manufactured goods from ... The General Assembly passed a law in 1632 to reduce the number ... In 1641, all of the various acts for tobacco inspection were repealed. .... Start-up costs were high as well.


Moreover, ultimately, all goods from other countries bound for the colonies or goods ... of Trade largely with the intention of maintaining even tighter control of colonial trade. ... raise revenue through direct taxation of all colonial commercial and legal papers, ... Collectively these four acts were aimed at reasserting the British ...


The Treaty of Paris in 1763 ratified Britain's undisputed control of the seas and ... 1756-1757 Colonial assemblies in Massachusetts and several other colonies ... to raise the necessary war revenue through taxation at all, preferring a deficit ... to block colonial trade with the French Sugar Islands, since many colonists were ...


The Massachusetts Assembly suggested a meeting of all the colonies to work for ... that American colonists were equal to all other British citizens, protested taxation ... did not mean that Great Britain was surrendering any control over its colonies. ... colonies, Parliament passed the Townshend Acts, which initiated taxes on ...


May 22, 2013 ... The average person's ability to spend money on consumer goods became a ... Of course, the thirteen continental colonies were not the only British colonies ... Parliament levied taxes on sugar, paper, lead, glass, and tea, all products ... In 1740 a new law stated that killing a rebellious slave was not a crime ...


Dec 14, 2007 ... Colonial politics were governed more by disputes over taxes and ... of taxes, and the political fights over the right to levy and control their use. ... with Spain in 1740 and ended in 1763 with Britain's defeat of France ..... assemblies for their approval, or presented statements directly to all the elected members.


Show all questions .... Most Native Americans were able to negotiate to keep their land. ... Westward expansion created a need for government spending to improve ... U.S. intervention led to increased control of the Hawaiian government by native ... How did assembly line production affect the U.S. economy during the early ...


Mar 9, 2006 ... In the southern colonies, meanwhile, tax systems were primitive and local officials (appointed rather than elected) were less able to perform complex administrative tasks. .... the fact that these were all political decisions, made by an assembly ... Especially in the 17th century, the colony's tax laws chronicle a ...


-Colonists were essentially members of a corporation, and electors among the ... -Returned to England to secure additional supplies, but he found the colony .... - guaranteed a representative assembly and full religious freedom ..... 1720s- 1740s. .... Act giving Britain the power to tax and make laws for Americans in all cases.