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British East India Company

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  • proper noun A seventeenth-century joint-stock company founded to trade with India to Britain's advantage

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Examples

  • The British East India Company was the main purveyor of tea to Europe and to the American colonies.

    Boston 1775

  • India's 565 "princely states"—the realms of once omnipotent, sometimes semisacred rulers—were gradually brought under the control of the British East India Company, beginning in the mid-18th century; most had yielded by 1818.

    Conspicuous Consumption

  • The British East India Company was in dire need of fresh cash, and was able to convince the Parliament to allow them to sell tea to the American colonies at a low price, but undercutting local merchants, and most importantly, still receiving a token duty tax that the Americans would be forced to pay, with no counterpart.

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  • Mars has been settled initially by the equivalent of the British East India Company, who are of course interested in profit above all else.

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  • Using the exclusive trade rights of the British East India Company, England had saturated Chinese markets with opium.

    Masked

  • The British East India Company was in dire need of fresh cash, and was able to convince the Parliament to allow them to sell tea to the American colonies at a low price, but undercutting local merchants, and most importantly, still receiving a token duty tax that the Americans would be forced to pay, with no counterpart.

    Tea Party Protests – 21st century style (English)

  • England was looking to prop up the British East India Company, so it gave the company a tax break that enabled it to undercut colonial tea merchants.

    Tea Party Finds Inspiration In Boston History

  • Using the exclusive trade rights of the British East India Company, England had saturated Chinese markets with opium.

    Masked

  • The real Boston Tea Party was a protest against huge corporate tax cuts for the British East India Company, the largest trans-national corporation then in existence.

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  • Nor is the cause entirely traceable to our pursuit of refined weapons and lethal technology, or the military bases with which the U.S. has encircled the globe, or the financial interests, the Halliburtons and Raytheons, the DynCorps and Blackwaters that combine against peace with demands in excess of the British East India Company at the height of its influence.

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