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com. ... From the start, the Virginia assembly claimed and exercised the right to
initiate legislation, and under Governor John Harvey asserted the right to control
taxation. ... He insisted, however, that the legislature submit all measures to him
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 interior of the House of Burgesses, the Virginian colonial assembly ...
According to the British perspective, all colonies were subject to laws and
policies ... should make laws pertaining to domestic matters – such as taxes –
while leaving ...
George Whitefield, a Powerful Voice in New England and the Colonies . ..... of
taxation and expenditures. ... The colonial assemblies had the power to initiate
legislation. More importantly, they controlled the budget because they voted on
all taxes ..... the guidance and protection of the British, now they were able to
New York became a royal colony, and those laws were considered too ... In
August 1688 Edmund Andros returned to New York as the governor of all New
England. ... A new Assembly was elected in April that raised taxes and abolished
...... "Frame of Government" because they wanted to be able to initiate legislation.
Who was to gain control of the land and under what conditions were political ...
Between the 1680s and 1775, 275 Speakers presided over colonial assemblies.
... A man who owned 20 percent of all the land in Springfield, Massachusetts also
... a corresponding group increased between 1661-1681 and 1740-1760 from 30
considered fit subjects of legislation.4 All laws of the Colony were to ... the Crown
from levying any tax within that province. Even ... vania with the hope of spending
the rest of his days there, 'he ... as a Quaker-dominated body, was able generally
to maintain a .... were in control of the Assembly.33 After 1702 Quakers were a.
Colonial legislatures and courts gave wives more control over property brought
into ... church, made law in legislative assemblies and passed control to their
sons ... By 1740s, a growing proportion of Chesapeake slaves were American
born, had .... One-fifth of all able-bodied men participated in Canadian
campaigns and ...
System, 1712 to 1740 ... him, or his deputy, a large degree of control over local
government ... Penn and the Laws of the Province of Pennsylvania^ Passed
between the Years 1682 and ... county officials at all, but provincial tax collectors
appointed by the ... missioners were appointed by the Assembly for the purpose