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Unformatted text preview: POLS 1101 Notes 1/25 Gunning Key Concepts: British Perspective o We spent a lot of money beating the French in America o Americans should pay taxes to re-fill the treasury 1764 Sugar Act 1764 Stamp Act Tea Tax Navigation Act o This is quite reasonable on our part. o Proclamation Line of 1763 Crossing over the Appalachian Mountains was prohibited An effort to control cost so no wars would happen between Native Americans and Europeans o Colonial Boycotts 1767-1770 o Attacking British Tax Collectors o Quartering Troops as a result to British Governments displeasure. o Boston Tea Party American/British Conflict o English View: Americans should pay their share of costs of the last war. o British Parliament provides virtual representation for all British citizens. o American View: Taxation without representation violates our rights as citizens. o 1 st Continental Congress: Olive Branch petition respect us and we remain loyal British Reaction...
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