Townshend Acts Social Studies Project
Updated: 10/22/2020
Townshend Acts Social Studies Project

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  • In 1767, the Townshend Acts were put in place
  • These acts included taxings glass, paint, lead, paper, and tea which were things colonists needed
  • The colonists did not appreciate being taxed for their everyday needs and thought it was incredibly unfair
  • The reason for Parlement put the Townshend acts into place is because they needed money from their recent war with France
  • The colonists organized protests against the Townshend Acts and one even led to the Boston Massacre
  • The British put these acts into place but ended up revoking all except the tax on tea
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