The British are Coming
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After the French and Indian war, England established and attempted to maintain economic and political control over the colonies in order to remain a world power
We now have more laws and rules for you because of the French and Indian War.
Please send those goods back and the tidewater back to the port
England imposed strict control over the trade.
England taxed the colonies after the war to raise necessary revenue to help finance for the war, and pay for the troops and the cost of the war.
Taxes on that, that and even this!
Is this what we get for going through a war!?
Colonies traded raw materials for manufactured goods
I demand you to give me all the raw materials you produce!
Colonies had to obey english laws that were enforced by governors. They had no representation is parliament.
We want representation in the parliament!
The governors were appointed by the king or by the proprietors and the colonists resented their power
King George and Queen Charlotte
You are now the new governor of Williamsburg
Colonial Legislatures made laws for each colony and were monitored by colonial governors so that England could have strict control over the legislatures.
I monitor the Colonial Legislatures
I want control over the colonist's laws
1774, the First Continental Congress met to discuss colonial frustrations.
Welcome to the First Continental Congress!
It is NOT fair for the king to tax us this much!
The king has done enough!
It's our governor!
We want a say!
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