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In New York a new group formed under the same name making a

Declaration called the association of the sons of liberty of New York

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(Association of sons) for freedom and security taxes shouldn't be imposed unless

Approved by the people or their representatives

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(Association of sons) taxation through representation is a right of englishmenr yet

Britain is violating this right when it comes to the colonists

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(Association of sons) in response to the revenue act the colonists essentially

Boycotted British goods so that most of the act was repealed

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(As a result of the injustices they were facing the sons of New York resolved the following) anybody who supports the importation of tea to New York

Would be outcasted as an enemy

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(As a result of the injustices they were facing the sons of New York resolved the following) anybody who helps with the landing or carting of the tea or holds a

Place to deposit the tea will be considered an enemy

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(As a result of the injustices they were facing the sons of New York resolved the following) anybody who contributed to the sale or purchase of the tea in any way or helps

Transport it before the revenue act is entirely lifted will be considered an enemy

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(As a result of the injustices they were facing the sons of New York resolved the following) whether the taxes on the tea are paid in Britain or America the

Freedoms of the American colonists are affected in the same way

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(As a result of the injustices they were facing the sons of New York resolved the following) anybody who violates these resolutions will

Fundamentally be outcasted

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(Intolerable acts) enforced for the purpose of

Punishing colonists after the boson tea party

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(Intolerable acts) one of the chief events that

Inspired the American Revolution

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(Intolerable acts) intolerable acts were passed in the hopes that Britain would gain

More power over the colonies but instead colonist forces strengthened against Great Britain

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(Intolerable acts) because of intolerable acts the first continental congress was

Formed and colonists boycotted British products

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(Intolerable acts) colonists called these intolerable acts while in Britain they were

Known as the coercive acts

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(Laws that were part of the coercive acts) Boston port act: the Boston port was closed so that the

East India company would be repaid for all the destroyed tea

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(Laws that were part of the coercive acts) Boston port act: British ships formed a

Blockade and other colonies sent products to Massachusetts to help them during this time

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(Laws that were part of the coercive acts) quartering act: colonists were

Forced to provide shelter for British soldiers

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(Laws that were part of the coercive acts) impartial administration of justice act: royal governors could transfer cases concerning

Royal officials to Great Britain or another British colony if he felt that it was needed for the official to have a fair trial

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(Laws that were part of the coercive acts) impartial administration of justice act: Washington believes that this only allowed royal officials to

Get away with their crimes and he referred to it as the murder act

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(Laws that were part of the coercive acts) impartial administration of justice act: the witnesses and accusers would be able to travel to the

Trial but it was purposeless for colonists to do so as the judge would not be favorable toward them

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(Laws that were part of the coercive acts) Massachusetts bay regulating act: all town meetings would only occur if Royal governor

Approved, and this governor would appoint all officials

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(Laws that were part of the coercive acts) Massachusetts bay regulating act: the executive council would also be

Selected by the king instead of citizens

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(Intolerable acts) when these acts were proposed in parliament some officials such as lord Chatham and Edmund Burke warned against it stating that

These acts were creating a path that no one wanted to go down

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(Intolerable acts) the Quebec act, unrelated to the coercive acts in Britain, was considered part of the

Intolerable acts by American colonists

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(Intolerable acts) Quebec act: special rights were given to the citizens of the British colony and Britain

Specifically secures the rifts of catholic Quebec citizens which colonists considered a threat to religious freedom

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(Intolerable acts) preceding the intolerable acts, Britain has funded America's French and Indian war which is why Britain was

Taxing colonists through the stamp act sugar act and townshend acts

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(Intolerable acts) since the stamp act sugar act and townshend acts were solely for revenue purposes colonists

Revolted through the Boston tea party

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(Intolerable acts) many of the provisions made within the bill of rights specifically protect against

Laws from the coercive acts

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(Intolerable acts) 3rd amendment protects against

Quartering of soldiers

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(Intolerable acts) 5th amendment ensures that a trial must take place

In the state where the crime was committed

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(Intolerable acts) 5th amendment also ensures that government must follow

Due process when punishing someone

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(Townshend acts) acts were introduced in parliament by

Charles townshend

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(Townshend acts) series orbitals that placed taxes on

Paint
Paper
Lead
Glass
And tea

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(Townshend acts) used to pay for maintenance of British

Soldiers in the colonies and to pay royal officials

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(Townshend acts) these laws were known as

Revenue act
Indemnity act
Commissioners of customs act
Vice admiralty court act
New York restraining act

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(Townshend acts) this tax was only on

Imports, while the stamp act was a direct tax

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(Townshend acts) townshend acts followed the

Declaratory act which allowed Britain to establish legislation and impose taxes on the American colonies

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(Townshend acts) revenue act: eat valises import taxes on

Paint paper lead glass and tea

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(Townshend acts) revenue act: the liens was used to pay for britains

War debt from the French Indian war and to maintain troops in America as well as paying Royal officials' salaries

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(Townshend acts) reaction to revenue act: "consumption of

Smuggled tea" was encouraged
Colonists withheld payments

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(Townshend acts) indemnity act:: removed taxes on tea shipped by

East India company so that British could compete with smuggled tea

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(Townshend acts) indemnity act: allowed for writs of

Assistance without approval from the court

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(Townshend acts) reaction to indemnity act:

Boycott of British tea

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(Townshend acts) commissioners of customs act: new tax

Collectors and customs officials

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(Townshend acts) reaction to commissioners act: outrage because tax collectors had unrestricted pose to

Search merchants ships and warehoused with writs of assistance

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(Townshend acts) New York restraining act: ordered for the suspension of the

New York assembly if it didn't obey quartering act

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(Townshend acts) vice admiralty court act: created courts where colonial

Smugglers were tried without jury

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(Townshend acts) provisions against such laws in constitution and bill of rights: constitution provides that congress and stares cannot

Issue write of assistance, affirmation of writ of habeas corpus and trial by jury (6th amendment), protection against arbitrary search and seizure

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The sons of liberty was an organization of colonists meant to

Protect rights of colonists and fight against taxation by the British