affects the soil since they can’t have new soil after the nutrients of the previous one is out. Affected the Northern land speculators because there wouldn’t be any land westward to purchase - The Sugar Act (1764): Colonist were taxed from the sugar and molasses that they imported Affected the elites in north and south because they could afford sugar - The Stamp Act (1764): Forced colonist to buy stamps for every paper item Affects business elites because they are the ones doing the business - The Quartering Act (1765): Forced colonist to house and feed British soldiers Shifted the burden of maintaining British troops; Hit the elites mostly because they had the resources
- The Townshend Acts (1767): Taxes on tea, paper, glass, and painting Colonial Protest (1767-1774) - There were 3 different levels of protest o Street Protest conducted by middle class; burn a “scarecrow” dressed as the person who they didn’t like o Tar and Feathering Tax collectors (form of torture) conducted by Businessmen o Meetings (peaceful political route) conducted by the elite - The Boston Tea Party (1773): Dumped thousands of dollars of the king’s tea - The Coercive Acts (1774): Result of the Boston tea party o The British army blockaded the Boston harbor (largest harbor); no more ships going in and no more going out o
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