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The British policies caused divisions in the American colonist’s faction since they did not know which step of action to take. The French and the British were the main forces in contention for the American territory and thus, fought a series of wars with the final war being the French and Indian wars or the seven years’ war. It was called the seven years’ war since the French hand garnered support of two Indian tribes, the Huron and the Algonquian, who fought against the British supporting Iroquois. Before this, however, it was assumed that the war would last longer than earlier anticipated and thus, the Albany Congress was organized under the encouragement of Britain. The main agenda for the congress was to keep the Iroquois tribe loyal to the British. This was achieved by keeping the Iroquois tribe at the heart of matters during the congress, discussing issues that affected both them and the British colonists. The Albany plan became unpopular and unaccepted since the colonists had their self-interests at heart and did not want to secede control and power to the provincial congress(Alden, pp. 25-30). What were some of the events or ideas that led to the American war of independence?
The main reason for the war of independence was the attempt by British colonists to gain and tighten control of the American economy by regulating American trade and industries in order to suit Britain’s interests. This was enforced in the imposition of taxes on goods and services as well as the movement of people and these goods from one region to another. Also, English trade and navigation acts only allowed transit of goods shipped from America in English ships. Britain, thus, monopolized travel which did not settle well with Indian and British colonists. All of this was aimed at reimbursement of Britain’s money that had been spent during the war. The only reason the British had emerged victorious was that their treasury had outlasted that of the French. This
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