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They were also bitter about the Colonists trading goods with enemies of the British. Because of this the British increased authority over the colonies after the war. The British began to tax the colonists to meet England’s financial needs. England passed many Acts that were ill conceived and had long-term effects on the relationship between England and the colonies. The crown had never directly taxed the colonists before.
The Townsend Act was put in affect to collect duties on colonial imports of glass, red and white lead, paints, paper, and tea. Both the Stamp and Townsend Acts were imposed to help pay for the costs of British soldiers living in America, and to protect the American colonies. Also, trading restrictions enforced by Britain angered the colonist. The British basically wanted, and tried, to have a mercantilist economy in Amemercantilismmentalist discouraged any trading between the colonist, and any other country other than Britain. The colonist did not really care about most of the British rules, and they again were able to overturn the rules once again.
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During the start of World War II in 1939, India had internal problems of its own because it was a British colony. India did not like the way the British ruled because they felt like second-class citizens in their own country due to segregation. The Indians also made very little money on their goods because they were exported and traded through Britain. Mohandas K. Gandhi is a man of great importance in the history of India, he believed and promoted peaceful revolution and he believed that nonviolence was the only way to get the British to leave India. In 1942 the Indian National Congress demanded that the British leave India.
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