Americanrevolution Final version

Righttostopsmuggledgoodstheamerican

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Unformatted text preview: for smuggled goods. They wanted to stop smuggled goods. Why did they want to stop smuggled goods? They wanted them to buy more from Britain and Britain would earn more money to cover the war expenses. Right to stop smuggled goods, the American colonists had violated the law. To the American colonists, not acceptable, because they thought that the British soldiers had violated their rights and intruded into their privacy. Anger developed. The Stamp Act of 1765 The Stamp Act of 1765 The colonists must buy a kind of stamps for documents and newspapers. The Stamp Act of 1765 A poster by an angry colonist: “The stamps belong to this kind of posters!” The Stamp Act of 1765 The colonists “Only our political said : assembly can introduce such taxes”. The people of Boston burnt stamps to protest the Stamp Act New policy British officials in the colonies had greater power. Britain forbade colonists to settle in former French land. The colonists were dissatisfied. They wanted new land. New policy British officials in the colonies had greater power. Britain forbade colonists to settle in former French land. Britain introduced new taxes in the colonies. The Townshend Act of 1767 The Britain collected duties from goods such as tea and paper A record for the duties (that were imported into the colonies). The Townshend Act of 1767 The duties increased the prices of goods. The people objected strongly. A political cartoon about a British official Would the cartoonist be a colonist or a British? Probably a colonist It was probably drawn by an American colonist. This was because the British official was drawn ugly and looked greedy. The purpose of the cartoon is to arouse hatred among the American colonists against British official who collected tax from the American colonists. Clues: The long nose and the big belly People insulted a British official : by putting feathers on him! by forcing him to talk tea with laxative People were hanging up a British official! People held protest meetings and boycotted British goods. Many people shouted: “No taxation without representation (in the British parliament).”...
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