The reason why I came here was to discuss a new law.
The Townshend Acts were a series of laws passed by the British government on the American colonies in 1767.
The British wanted to get the colonies to pay for themselves. The Townshend Acts were specifically to pay for the salaries of officials such as governors and judges.
The Townshend Act has caused Many of the merchants in the colonies organized boycotts against British goods. They also began to smuggle in goods to avoid the taxes. Finally, protests in Boston turned violent when British soldiers panicked and killed several people