Should The Colonies Have Changed Britain's Economy?

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The British was a great empire. Voyaging for new trade routes as well as discovering new land for resources. As the empire grew, new colonies were created. The colonies in America supplied Britain with vast amounts of resources and raw materials which increased the empire’s economy. Since Britain could not get enough of the resources, they implemented taxation. First, they taxed American ships returning from Europe. The ships had to stop at British ports and pay duties on the goods. As a result, the colonists made less profit from their exports and paid more for some of their imports and this became known as the “Broken Voyage Measure.” Afterwards, a battle between the French and the British started. The war raged on for seven years, thus being

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