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Seven Years War Dbq

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Winning the Seven Years War had cost Britain a large sum of money, after winning the war King George II wanted the colonies to help pay for the expenses. The first of several laws to come that would tighten control on the colonies and derive funds from them was the Proclamation of 1763, which forbade the colonists from settling west of the Appalachian Mountains. This proclamation was followed in 1764 by a law that would prevent the colonists from printing and using their own money. These and several other laws brought about frustration with the monarchy among the colonists. One law that had angered the colonists the most was the Stamp Act of 1765, under which all printed paper from wills, licenses, newspapers, diplomas, and even playing cards
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