British Colonial Policy Change

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In History
  • Sugar act

    British legislation aimed at ending the smuggling trade in sugar
  • Quartering Act

    Acts of British Parliament in the local governments of the American colonies to provide the British soldiers with any needed accommodations or housing. It also required colonists to provide food for any British soldiers in the area
  • Stamp Act

    Exacted revenue from the American colonies by imposing a stamp duty on newspapers and legal and commercial documents
  • Declaration Act

    The British Parliament’s taxing authority was the same in America as in Great Britain
  • townshend Acts

    One act placed tax on glass, lead, paint, paper, and tea imported to the colonies. Another act set up a customs agency to gather the new taxes.
  • Boston massacre

  • Tea Act

    To reduce the massive amount of tea held by the financially troubled British East India Company in its London warehouses and to help the financially struggling company survive.
  • Boston tea party

  • intolerable Acts

    Was meant to punish the Massachusetts colonists for their defiance in the Tea Party protest in reaction to changes in taxation by the British to the detriment of colonial goods.
  • 1st Continental congress

  • Period: to

    1760-1780