How Did The American War Affect The Colonies

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The wars that Europe was in during the 18th century had affected the colonies. The leaders in Britain had fought over land and all the riches of the world. There were several series of wars that involved England and the French. By the end of the 17th century, it had become obvious that the Spanish rule in North America had become lacking and would recede. This also applied to the Dutch, because they had lacked backbone in North America. This brought the only countries involved in the control of North America between England and France. The colonies were caught in crossfire between France and England. The colonists were only involved in minor parts during King William’s War. Land was captured from the colonists by the French, but was returned

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