Why did the British impose new taxes on the colonies after the French and Indian War? A. The British felt that the colonies should pay for the protection they received during and after the war. B. The colonies had not been paying taxes for years. C. The British needed the money to fund further colonization efforts in South America. D. The British owed France for damage caused during the war and needed colonial help.
A: the British had protected the colonists and felt in return the colonies needed to pay them back by paying part of the war debt