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Congress declared the authority of England over the thirteen colonies abolished.
Its culture in these kingdoms as well as by their colonies brought to the crown enormous revenues.
Their boasted successes, the crowding of colonies, schemes of settlement and development,—all were disagreeable and irritating.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
They are all transported to the English colonies, where, at the expiration of ten years, they are supposed to be set at liberty.
The colonies claim, he said, "the privilege of all British subjects of being taxed only with their own consent."
From this point of view, the superiority of the continental over the insular colonies was not to be doubted.
But the colonies have an interest distinct from the interest of the nation; and shall the Parliament be at once party and judge?
War declared in Boston against the Dutch; the first declaration of war in the colonies.
He had heard it hinted that allowing the colonies representation in Parliament would be a simple plan for making taxes legal.
This was the more reasonable since Opposition had perhaps been right after all, so far as the colonies were concerned.

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