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Recent Event Highlights: Townshend Act, Stamp Act , and 5 more...
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on Feb 3, 2011
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This protest made British colonial officials nervous. Worried costoms officers sent word back to Britian that the colonies were on the brink of remelion.
Placed a tax on imported goods such as glass, tea, paper, and lead
This new tax applied to only imported goods with the tax being paid at the port of entry
Women organized groups to support the boycott of British Goods
In towns throughout the colonies women organized groups to support the boycott of British goods, sometimes calling themselves the Daughters of Liberty
Placed tax on almost all printed materials in the colonies
They drafted a petition to the king and Parliament declaring that the colonies could not be taxed accept by their own assemblies.
Placed a tax on all printed goods in the colonies
In Boston Sauel Adams helped start an organization called the Sons of Liberty. Members took to the streets to protest the Stamp Act
Lowers tax on sugar in order to dicourage smuggling
British ignored colonial land claimed in the Ohio River Valley, reserving these lands for Native Americans in order to keep peace
To increase revenue Britian directed that all trade remain within the British empire