The Stamp Act Was The Cause Of The Boston Revolution

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The Sugar Act was to prevent the colonies from printing their own money, and being able to proceed with gaining money. The act called Stamp Act was a tax on colonists, to gain more money by placing a tax on stamps and paper items such as playing cards, paper, and other miscellaneous items like dice. After passing the Stamp Act colonists were enraged about the taxing on their items by the British Parliament. Therefore they boycotted by not buying all the taxed items, years later the British Parliament repealed the stamp act cause of the boycott. Quartering act this act was intended to save Britain a sum of money by forcing colonists to house and take care of thousands of British troops. This made the colonist very mad because the colonist …show more content…

Many people objected to the tax as well to the writs of assistance that enforced them. After all the rebellion that happened in the colonies, parliament decided to repeal all the taxes on items the Townshend act taxed. The Boston massacre was such a terrible day the people of Boston had a huge fight with the British which left many dead. This happened because the people of Boston thought with all the British soldiers around they thought that they would be in danger from the British soldiers. This left 8 dead people, which then they were put on trial for their actions, then the governor puts 2 of the nine soldiers on conviction and they all were punished with branded thumbs. In the early 1770s, the tea act was still there which meant that all other taxes were repealed. The tea act Allowed the East India Company to sell their tea directly to the colonists because of their control of the trade. The East India Company was falling apart, so Parliament granted them this act. The colonists opposed this because the company was getting money from the taxes they

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