A colony is a area under full control of another country there are 13 colonies in this edit these colonies are new hampshire ,new york, massachussets, maryland ,virginia ,delaware, north and south carolina,pennsylvania,rhode island,conneticut,new jersey,and georgia.
no fair we didnt ask you to fight for us!
since we protected you from the french you will pay us back through taxes.
KIng George taxed the people after the war because he was going to go bankrupt and he needed money.
The people protested in the streets and they screamed "No taxation with representation!!!