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The Townshend acts was where the British taxed glass, paint, lead, paper, and tea.
Taxes on glass, paint, lead, paper, and tea.
The british could search the houses for smuggled goods.
They were given the right to use "writs of resistance" in warehouses and homes.
People did not like this and started saying "no taxation without representation."
The patriots refused to import british goods until the act was repealed.
A act of mob violance then caused the Boston Massacre.
Trade later dropped by almost 40%.
The Townshend acts were ended when the Sons of Liberaty threw 342 crates of tea over a british ship.
Also known as the "Boston Tea Party Massacre."
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