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French and Indian war DBQ Essay
The French and Indian war was fought to end conflict in America. When it ended it might have appeared that the relations between Great Britain and the English colonists in America would now be put more firmly than ever. They both fought together in a war against the French and its Indian allies, and won very important victories that would allow them to expand the size of the British Empire; but at the end of the war it would alter the relationship between them. As a result of the French and Indian war the relations between Britain and its American colonies were altered in many ways, politically, economic and ideologically.

Even though the British and the American colonists had many amazing victories against the French and its Indian allies and was therefore going to bring good to the colonies, but it actually did the opposite. This war altered the economical relations between American colonists and Britain. It was very costly for Britain, even if it brought to its power more land and power, and to cover the costs something had to be done to do so. British of course had to do something to get money to pay its huge war debt and it started directly taxing the colonist, it was doing so by passing several acts.(doc. F). To do so, Britain started passing several acts that made American colonists angry. One of those acts was the stamp act (doc G); it was a law that stated that you had to buy stamps for ships’ papers and legal documents. A lot of people disagreed and were against this because it was a form of ‘taxation without representation’ (doc. H). Another taxation form was the quartering act; this would help Britain save the money they would have to spend to sustain its army. The quartering act was forcing people to provide food and shelter to troops, before this becoming an official law people were already doing it voluntarily, but…...

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