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Trouble over Taxes

5th grade socail studies, Britain and Taxes
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Parliament
Britain's law-making assembly
Stamp Act
A tax that the British Pariliament placed on newspapers and official documents sold in the American Colonies
No taxation without representation
Otis' claim that states taxes were unjust, insisted only they or their elected representatives had the right to pass taxes, and the parliament had no right to tax them.
Patrick Henry
"Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death"
Samuel Adams
Founder of the Sons of Liberty and one of the most vocal patriots for independence; signed the Declaration of Independence
Sons of Liberty
Organizations that led protests against the Stamp Act and generally resisted the British.
Townshend Act
Tariff or tax on all imported goods from Britain, including wool, paper, tea
Boycott
refusal to buy goods
Daughters of Liberty
An organization formed by women prior to the American Revolution They got together to protest treatment of the colonies by their British Rulers. They began to weave cloth instead of British wool
1765
Stamp Act
1767
Townshend Acts