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What was the MOST important reason the North American colonists supported Parliament's ouster of James II in favor of James's daughter Mary and her husband Prince William of Orange?

A) The colonists feared Catholicism would be coming to dominate the colonies in North America.
B) The colonists resented the undesired royal merger of the colonies by James II as well as the king and the royal governor who were enforcing it.
C) The colonists believed Mary and Prince William of Orange, rulers of the Netherlands, would be more benevolent and less authoritarian rulers of the colonies.
D) The colonists no longer believed that the English monarchy had an authority to rule over the colonies.

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Answer: B

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