The French and Indian war was a war that took place in through 1754 to 1763. The War was about land that the British colonies wanted that gave them better trade and With the Native Americans, however the French already owned the ;and and defended the land from British troops. Until they came to a treaty known as the treaty of Paris giving the British a large quantity of land. After the war the british were in debt because of the expenses and soldiers they had to pay, they decided to try and make the American colonists pay for this.
The Stamp act was a law imposed by the King that put taxes on paper items, as well as making the colonists use paper that was specially printed in Britain. The stamp act was used to pay for the British troops that occupied the colonies, the colonists sometimes burned The British paper in protest of the Act. A common phrase was used in protest of the act that is known today, the phrase was no taxation without representation.
The townshend Acts were a series of laws imposed by the british government that put taxes on items imported from britain. The Colonists protested the new laws by boycotting many British goods causing british merchants and the government to lose money. The british decided that they needed to enforce these taxes more heavily and brought more troops to the colonies, eventually the acts were repealed due to the amount of money the british were losing.