Revolutionary War Dbq

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After the French and Indian war, the British were in debt due to the costs of maintaining a large army for several years. They had already raised the taxes in Britain and beginning to tax the colonists, which angered many of them. The British made many arguments including that they defended the colonists from the French and that they were technically British citizens. The colonists claimed that they were not treated like citizens of England or that they did not want the war. Many of the arguments are what led up to the revolutionary war. The colonists firm claim was that the British forced the war onto them. They forced he colonists to fight solely for the fact that they did not want the French to have the Ohio river valley. The colonists
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