lecture 7, chapter 5 - Parliamentary Sovereignty Boycotts...

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5. The Revolutionary War British need to pay for the war, so the burden was shift to the colonist. The colonist should be taxed. It seemed fair for the rate of taxing since it was less than average British citizen. So, enforcement and more regulation over the colonist I. Colonial Society: a. Colonial Prosperity (compared to British) average person on colonies were better off than British citizen. More colonists were young and growing rapidly. Their prosperity and life quality was high due to export of tobacco than British b. King George III and Parliament: 22 when took over as king. He clashed over parliament. There was medical theory, he had a disease prophleria??. Poor communication bet N.America colonist and British isles. One factor was Parliamentary sovereignty (vocab): the parliament is responsible for ruling and protecting the British people from monarch. c. The Colonial Perspective: But colonist thought their own government was equal to parliament. In 1764, king announced that the colonist was represented by parliament, not their own assembly. The colonist were under
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2009 for the course HIST 38815 taught by Professor Rubinson during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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