Timeline of Revenue Acts

Timeline created by Maddash141
In History
  • Revenue Act Was Enacted

    The Revenue Act of 1767 was one of the five Townshend Acts that placed new taxes on Britain's American colonies and created a strict regime for enforcement. The Revenue Act of 1767 placed taxes on glass, lead, painters colors, tea and paper.
  • Colonist's Reaction

    Colonist's Reaction
    The Townshend duties went into effect on November 20, 1767. By December, two widely circulated documents had united colonists in favor of a boycott of British goods.
  • British Government's Reaction

    British Government's Reaction
    In response to protests and boycotts, the British sent troops to occupy Boston and quell the unrest.