Parliament Charles Townshend
|| put taxes on british
imported goods in america glass, paper, paint, and tea
|| June 15 to July 2, 1767
|| merchant colonists
boycotted british goods they had public demonstrations they stopped
buying british goods this put such a strain on the british economy that
they repealed the act women formed the daughters of liberty.
|| american british colonies
||british government had large
debts from the french and indian war
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