The Townshend Act And The Boston Tea Party

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The British implemented many taxes on the American colonies, most of them, however, did not sit well with the colonist. These acts included the Stamp Act, Townshend Act, Tea Act, etc. The Townshend Act, one of the most notable tax acts passed by the British, intended to place taxes in common good such as glass and paper. These acts led to many conflicts like the Boston Massacre that is a result of the Townshend Act. The Boston Tea Party was also a result of the Tea Act and “No Taxation without Representation”. Colonists believed that Britain was implementing taxes upon them unfairly. Colonist reacted by throwing tea of the Boston Harbor. An event that would later be called the Boston Tea Party. Colonists did not react well to the many taxes.

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