the americans had to pay taxes to the british because the british started the colonies to get profit from it.
the british started taxing the colonies with the stamp act and the tea tax because they were in debt from the french and indian war, so they did taxes on goods the colonists couldn't produce and had to buy from britain.
yes, there were many taxes imposed on the american colonies by the british empire.
because they said it was for their defense. but the defense was for the british and not for the american colonies.
the laws parliament passed increase british control in the american colonies since they lowered taxes.
the british enforced taxes on the american colonists. these taxes included tea, newspapers, land deeds and graduation diplomas. the british enforced these taxes to pay back the debt they were in from protecting their colonies.
the americans were unhappy that the british were taxing them without letting any american be in their parliament. the americans thought it was unfair not to have a say in the passing of the tax laws
why did great britain increase taxes on the colonies
they wanted to fund the french and indian war debts, as well as many other small wars that were occurring in the same period in europe. using mercantile policies, the british thought they could easily squeeze money from their american colonies.
the british enforced many taxes and laws on the american colonies without any american representation. one of the most important was the "tea tax", which made many angry.
washington agreed with the prevailing view in the colonies that british taxes which only applied to the american colonies were unfair since the colonies had no representation in the british parliament which imposed the taxes. as president he defended the right of the federal government to impose and collect taxes and personally led troops to put down the whiskey rebellion.
he help the sons of liberty in fighting the taxing of the colonies.
raising the colonies taxes.
it was enacted by the british a b u t t hole nd the taxes were exacted from the american colonies.
the sugar and stamps act required british colonies to pay taxes so as to support the british army.
they were oppressing taxes on the colonies, and it was causing the colonies money.
british imposed new taxes in order to pay their debt. :p