Conflict between great britain and america

Topics: British Empire, American Revolution, Slavery Pages: 2 (584 words) Published: December 13, 2013
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The Conflict between Great Britain and the North American colonies were more economic based rather than political and social. With the examples including the stamp act, it clearly shows it was ran by the economical differences due to the fact that the stamp act imbalances drove the colonies to protest and even start boycotting the British goods.

With the quartering acts, politically, it aroused the colonists because it was so unfair. What it did was that, parliament enacted them to order local governments of the American colonies to provide the British soldiers with any needed accommodations. It also required citizens to provide food for any British soldiers in the area. In addition to the quartering acts, the Declaration of Colonial Rights and Grievances, a document written by the Stamp Act Congress, declared that taxes imposed on British colonists without their formal consent were unconstitutional (Doc G), none of this would of came into play without the Stamp act, which they did eventually come into resolution (Doc B). These Acts, if you traced them back to the origin, was tied with the Colonial’s and Britain’s economy. The stamp act was put into play because of Britain’s debt and after that, the Declaration of Colonial Rights and Grievances were made from the Stamp Act congress. The British needed money so badly that they put another act into play, the assistance act (Doc A) and  it was meant to help British soldiers enforce the stamp act by allowing them to write their own search warrants and search anyone's home.

The conflicts also, affected the colonist socially. It got them to write letters to each other (Doc E) explaining how Britain is prohibiting the manufacturing of iron and steel. Also, the Virginia Declaration of Rights (Doc F) is a document drafted in 1776 to proclaim the inherent rights of men, including the right to rebel against "inadequate" government, and, with the addition of document I, the governor of...
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