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  • one year ago

Taxation without representation is tyranny. @Paki Why did James Otis make this statement? He believed that America's representatives in Parliament were corrupt. He was a Loyalist who supported British taxes after the war with France. He believed American colonists should be able to vote in Parliament. He was the head of the Massachusetts Committee of Correspondence.

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  1. paki
    • one year ago
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    The roots of this phrase arise from various attempts by Parliament, in the name of the British Crown, to impose taxes (such as the hugely unpopular Stamp Act and, later, Tea Tax) on the American Colonies, to help meet the costs of the American Indian War and other military conflicts, both in North America and elsewhere. These efforts at taxation marked a sharp departure from the prior policy of "salutary neglect," which permitted the Colonies to generally manage their own affairs, without interference from London, including on the issue of taxation....

  2. paki
    • one year ago
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    @AliceCullen ...?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Idk

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @paki

  5. paki
    • one year ago
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    so what you guess here about the answer...?

  6. anonymous
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    I still don't know xD

  7. paki
    • one year ago
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    Hint: to impose taxes.....?

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Define IMPOSE.

  9. paki
    • one year ago
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    IMPOSE: : to cause (something, such as a tax, fine, rule, or punishment) to affect someone or something by using your authority : to establish or create (something unwanted) in a forceful or harmful way : to force someone to accept (something or yourself)

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    A?

  11. paki
    • one year ago
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    no.... it would be B as per my explanation :( @AliceCullen

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