taxation without representation

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taxation without representation is when the colonist didn't support taxes because they were too much money.

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  • The Quartering Act
  • How may I help you
  • Ruff Ruff
  • The king sent me here and he said that I will stay with you for now. Wonder how this will work out, Anyway nice to meet you
  • OKAY, Welcome in
  • Hello There
  • Writs Of Assistance
  • How may I help you!
  • I was ordered to check your house for smuggled goods
  • Go for it just don't take anything
  • I know but we really need it
  • Sugar
  • The Sugar Act
  • I can't believe this was so much money
  • Molasses
  • Come on, hurry up
  • Hello, I'm here to get a stamp
  • The quartering Act was when colonist had to provide food, housing, and supplies for the troops since they were the ones fighting. The colonist were upset because keep in mind they weren't making a lot of money so they had to pay in order to live at their house and the troops plus the colonist had families so they would all be cramped up in one house.
  • The Stamp Act
  • that will be $5
  • Writs Of Assistance was when custom officials used the writ to investigate colonial merchants who were suspected of smuggling goods. The writ had no limitations on the time, place or manner of a given search. The colonist were mad because if they had smuggled goods not only would those be taken away but some of their stuff will be missing to.
  • Declaratory Act
  • Yes you may, we have to let them know that were not joking
  • No Problem
  • Okay Thank you
  • Your Honor we need your permission authority to rule over American Colonies
  • That will be $17.91
  • The Sugar Act was passed to reduce the amount of smuggling and gain money. The colonist felt that their rights were being violated. When this law passed sellers started to raise the prices so it will mainly benefit them.
  • Townshend Acts
  • $17 my meal was only $15
  • whew that's a lot of money
  • The Stamp Act taxed documents such as newspapers, pamphlets, legal documents, decks of cards, and even dice. All these documents had to carry around a stamp showing the tax had been paid. The stamp act caused rebellion and protesting throughout the colonies. also colonists boycotted British things, tarred and feathered British Soldiers, and resented British government including Parliament.
  •  The Declaratory Act was passed along with the repeal of the Stamp Act in March, 1766 to assert Parliament's authority to rule over the American colonies. Parliament knew they had to repeal the Stamp Act because it had brought the British economy to a standstill after the Americans boycotted British goods. The colonist still felt that their rights were being violated. Some violent protesters threatened stamp distributors.
  • The Townshend Acts were a series of measures, passed by the British Parliament in 1767, that taxed goods imported to the American colonies. Colonists reacted to the Townshend Acts by boycotting goods, refusing to provide living quarters for British troops.
  • Sir, plus TAX
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