The Effects Of The Proclamation Of 1763

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The British won the French and Indian War after the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763. This victory granted Britain ownership of the Ohio River Valley territory, but resulted in a heavy war debt. After the war, the Pueblo Revolt caused England to issue the Proclamation of 1763, which prohibited settlement on the newly gained Ohio River Valley. Britain’s large war debt led to the enforcement of taxes on the American colonists without their consent. In reaction to the boycotting of English goods, Britain enforced the Intolerable Acts as a reminder of their power over the colonies. The implementation of the Proclamation of 1763, taxes, and the Intolerable Acts, all due to the French and Indian War, profoundly increased tensions between Britain
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