Beyond Old Windows: A Teacher's Thoughts Between Centuries

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An American Issue: Raising Awareness and Revenue for Public Schools in Tough Economic Times

Posted on March 7, 2010 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)


Toward the end of the French and Indian War, George III became the British monarch, inheriting not only an empire that spanned the globe, but also the responsibility of paying an enormous debt incurred in that Seven Years' War. Unwilling to further risk the rebellious wrath of his European subjects who, for years, had been paying high taxes, George turned to his American colonies for increased revenue, imposed the presence of ten thousand British soldiers and all the related costs...

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