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writs of assistance
Special search warrants that allowed tax collectors to search for smuggled goods
Daughters of Liberty
Groups of colonial women who met to sew, support the boycotts, and discuss politics
Killing of colonial citizens by British soldiers sent to Boston to enforce the Townshend Acts
Stories and images designed to support a particular point of view (giving only one side of an argument)
Law that kept duties on imported tea and allowed the British East India Company to sell its tea directly to the colonies
Some of the Intolerable Acts
Boston Harbor was closed, the Massachusetts charter was canceled, it allowed British troops to quarter in all colonies.
Colonial response to Sugar Act
Colonists protested the Act and called for a boycott of items with duties.
Colonial response to Townshend Acts
Colonists used boycotts, colonial legislatures circulated a letter protesting the acts.
Colonial response to the Tea Act
Colonists used boycotts and propaganda, held the Boston Tea Party and destroyed tea shipments in some colonies.
Colonial response to the Intolerable Acts
Large-scale boycotts, propaganda, the First Continental Congress.
This lit a giant pyramid built by the people of Boston to celebrate the repeal of the Stamp Act.
Why colonists were made about tea
Parliament repealed almost all the Townshend Acts, but kept the tax on tea.
The Sons of Liberty placed these around the city, called for things such as the boycott of a particular merchant.
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