The French and Indian War (The Seven Years' War) Questions and Answers

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How did the French and Indian War affect the colonies’ relationship with Britain?

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The French and Indian War was very destabilizing for the relationship between the colonies and Great Britain. This was true for a number of reasons. For one thing, many British officers and royal governors were unimpressed with the colonial assemblies, many of whom refused to contribute funds to the war effort. These tensions continued into the postwar era, when Parliament attempted to fund the debt incurred during the war by placing a direct tax...

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