Unformatted text preview: Taxes on the purchase of stamps d. Quartering Act i. Mandated that colonists house and feed British soldiers V. Colonists Respond a. Stamp Act Congress i. Leaders in colonies meet in NYC in Oct. 1765. They ask parliament to reconsider the laws b. Riots i. Harass Whigs and tax collectors. Threaten and burn buildings. c. Boycotts i. Boycotted cloth, tea ii. The Daughters of Liberty became a powerful force in boycotting VI. British Counter Response a. In the Compromise of 1766, Lord Rockingham favors a return to salutary neglect. He repealed the Stamp Act and ruled out any use of force. b. In order to appease hard liners he issued the Declaratory Act i. This act gave parliament full power and authority to make laws, statutes, and to bind the colonies in all cases whatsoever....
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- Spring '08
- Stamp Act, Stamp Act 1765, salutary neglect, Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham