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Group #5Kayla YunesSamuel ChhabraKannan LawrenceDescribing the British Colonial System: Both External and InternalThe British colonial system started when England began to explore outsideof Europe for new land. It was a product of the Seven Years War, which was a war between England and France. England’s motivation was different compared to other European powers at the time. The British were interested in settling new land, whereas the Spanish wanted to extract resources from the land. While forming the British colonies, England obtained control over a large amount of land, which later expanded to span from the east to west coast, became what is today known as the United States of America. The 13 colonies were considered a part of the British State; however, the people residing in the British colonies were not full citizens and did not have the same rights as the people in England. The benefits of this system for the colonists were that they got security, trade partners, currency, and a legal system from England. The British army was one of the strongest in the world
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