Townshed Acts
By: Tyler

Who-The British and Charles Townshend

What-A British 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When-From June 15 to July 2, 1767 The townshend acts was repealed in March 1770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
How-They weren't 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 debt                                                                           
Why-They put the act in place in act so they could get out of debt.

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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.