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The Seeds of Unrest (1764-1767). By J.A.SACCO. The New Colonial System. Need greater protection from Indian attack after Pontiac’s Rebellion! Colonists must pay part of the cost of the growing British empire and colonial protection!

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The seeds of unrest 1764 1767

The Seeds of Unrest (1764-1767)

By J.A.SACCO


The new colonial system

The New Colonial System

  • Need greater protection from Indian attack after Pontiac’s Rebellion!

  • Colonists must pay part of the cost of the growing British empire and colonial protection!

  • Must stop violation of previous Navigation Acts- stop smuggling by using the Royal navy!

  • New king -George III – greater supervision!

  • To enforce existing laws- smugglers sent to “vice-admiralty courts”!

    • Run by naval officers.

    • Juries not part of the system/ against British “common law”.

    • Tried in Nova Scotia- violate “speedy trial”.

    • Guilty until proven innocent.


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