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What did the British think was the only purpose of the American Colonies?

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The British did not think there was only a single purpose for the American colonies.

There were multiple reasons to establish colonies, including the opportunity to exploit the natural resources, the opportunity to create trading partners, to have a location to transport criminals (American actually received more prisoners than did Australia) and to prevent acquisition of the territory by Britain's enemies.

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