|Who-The British and
Parliament issued a series of resolutions to generate revenue in
colonies the acts was named after the colonist Charles Townshend
they were direct taxes on essential imported British commodities some
of the other direct taxed things were glass paper paint and tea another
act was suspecting act which meant colonists were required to house
british soldiers give them food and medical attention.
|When-From June 15 to
July 2, 1767 The townshend acts was repealed in March 1770
|Where- Great Britain
allowed to protest so they didn't buy things they boycotted the imports
strained markets then it boycotted every thing except the tea most of
the americans wore homemade clothes so they didnt have to pay the taxes
for them they did it to get out of
|Why-They put the act
in place in act so they could get out of debt.
Acts." Britannica School. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2016.
Web. 10 Feb. 2016.
Appleby, Joyce Oldham., Alan Brinkley, and James M. McPherson. "Chapter 5 the Spirit of Independence 1763-1776." The American Journey. New York: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, 1998. 125. Print.