History of the American Revolution: 4-The Police Start a War

England is paranoid that the colonies will become independent. After the French and Indian war more troops are sent to occupy old forts. They tell the Americans that the new troops are to protect against Indians, but they are actually there for intimidation. The new an improved policing army manages to stir up a war with the local Indians. It all seems expensive, but not to worry parliament levies a tax on the colonies to pay for the escapade. (http://usrevhistory.podbean.com/)

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