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  • stamp act

    stamp act
    The Stamp Act of 1765 was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which imposed a direct tax on the British colonies in America.
  • townshend act

    townshend act
    Townsend Act constituted an attempt by the British government to consolidate fiscal
  • boston massacre

    boston massacre
    The Boston Massacre, known to the British as the Incident on King Street, was a confrontation on March 5, 1770 in which British soldiers shot and killed several people while being harassed by a mob in Boston.
  • tea act

    tea act
    The Boston Tea Party was a political and mercantile protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston, Massachusetts.