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What was the second major problem the British government faced?
A large debt.
To make colonies pay their fair share of the cost of protecting them from the Indians, what law did Prime Minister Grenville propose.
The Stamp Act.
What were colonists willing to pay?
To pay taxes passed by their own assemblies, where their representatives could vote on them.
Why did the colonists believe Parliament had no right to tax them?
They had to representatives in Parliament.
How did the Loyalists protest the act?
Refused to buy stamps.
How did the Patriots protest?
More violent action.
After months of protest, what did Parliament do with the Stamp Act?
Repealed the act.
After the Stamp Act, what new law was passed by Parliament?
The Quartering Act.
What was providing for the soldiers going to cost the colonists?
What did Charles Townshend pass in 1767 to help make the colonists pay for the army?
The Townshend Act
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