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annexed all the land that had been contested (Brinkley, 2009, p. 230). Soon after the war, Britain startedenforcing major changes in land policies especially in its western colonies. The main importance of this policywas to facilitate British control over the Western colonies. In this respect, three other polices also emergedafter the enactment of the new policy, and they included the following (Frank, 1998, p. 178).The exclusion policy was the first one, and it was meant to remove the Americans from the western region.Secondly, we had the implementation of the exclusion policy. Thirdly, the British set up modalities offinancing the exclusion program, which was to be achieved through a series of taxation policies (Doyle, 2009,p. 123). In this case, it was the American citizens that were supposed to pay for the cost of removing theircolleagues from the West.Thus, unfair taxation was one of the main economic factors that were responsible for the onset of therevolution in America. Even though the British government could device other mechanisms for raising funds,they saw the Americans as the most viable source of finance for accomplishment of the exclusion plan(Henretta & Dumenil, 2007, p. 145). This was because the British government had incurred much expenseduring the war with France. Moreover, the taxes were relatively high in Britain compared to the colonies. Thelegislators also had their constituencies in Britain and not in the colonies. With all these issues put intoconsideration, the British parliament saw taxation of the colonies as the most suitable way of raising fundsfor the exclusion program (Guevara, 2009, p. 114).Accordingly, many taxation acts were implemented in order to generate revenue for the British army inAmerica. The Sugar Act was implemented in 1764 and it was meant to reduce tariffs charged on non Britishproducts sourced from West Indies. It was also supposed to facilitate the collection of those goods (Doyle,2009, p. 321). This act was followed by the first Stamp Act, which was implemented in order to provideincome for the army. Soon after the enforcement of this act, the Quartering Act was also put in place, and itwas meant to enable the British army to have access to social amenities from the Americans. More taxeswere also levied on goods that were imported through the enforcement of the Townshend Act that wasintroduced in 1767. In addition to these acts, the British government also implemented the Navigation Acts,which further strained the economy of the Americans (Middlekauff, 2007, p. 145).The Americans could not do much to eliminate the British army occupation of the west. However, theyresisted the new taxes imposed on them through a series of peaceful methods. For example, they refused tobuy goods that were imported from Britain. This boycott affected trading activities to an extent that theBritish government removed most of the taxes mentioned above (Guevara, 2009, p. 210). Even after theelimination of these taxes, the British still had the feeling that it was important to continue taxing theAmericans. This saw the implementation of new taxes after a few years. The Americans had no choice but to