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Unformatted text preview: British Reactions and American Response I. British Reaction A. King George I I I a. Longest living monarch ever b. Eventually committed to insane asylum by his second eldest son B. Repeal Stamp Act 1776 a. No stamps sold in colony C. Declaratory Act 1767 a. Different form of stamp act D. Townshend Duties 1767 a. Series of acts passed in parliament b. Close NY assembly c. Glass, lead, paper, paint, tea were added to the Navigation list so they could be taxed E. Colonial Reaction a. Dont like it, unfair, wrong b. Urge non-importation (wont import British goods) F. Boston Massacre. March 5, 1770 a. 60 colonists gathered around Customs House. Only 10 soldiers were guarding the Customs House. One soldier got hit in the face and then the soldiers started firing into the crowd. G. Lord North repeals Townshend Duties H. Gaspee and Committee of Correspondence I I. Tea Problems A. British East India Company (BEI) B. 1773 new tea tax C. Colonists reaction D. Boston Tea Party, 1773 Colonists dress up like Indians and go and dump the tea off of the BEI tea...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course HIST 1301 taught by Professor Wood during the Spring '08 term at Tarrant County.
- Spring '08
- Stamp Act