Flashcards in The RTR S1 Deck (22):
Incoming money-Britain wanted more (taxes)
Prime minister-reduce debt
Take action against smugglers
Lowered tax on molasses in hopes of more colonists willing to pay
Let officers seize goods
Writs of Assistance
Allowed customs officers to enter any location to search for smuggled goods
Young lawyer in Boston that they shouldn't be taxed if they don't want to.
Goes against-"innocent until proven guilty"
Placed a tax on all printed material-stamp
Colonists did not like-they didn't have say
Helped start "Sons of Liberty"
Sons of Liberty
Took to streets to protest against stamp act. More groups were formed
Rag figures-colonists burned to represent tax collecters
Stamp Act Congress
NY-delegates passed petition so Britain can't tax
Refuse to buy-colonists boycotted British goods
Agreements that colonists would boycott British goods
Cancel-British citizens pleaded Britain to repeal stamp acts because they were losing business
Parliament had power to tax and make decisions for colonies
Persuaded burgesses to take action against stamp act
Accused of treason
A formal expression of opinion-Virginia passed so they can only tax
Taxes on imported goods
Colonists boycotted-even more widespread
Daughters of Liberty
Women groups to support boycott
Outlawed colonial paper money
Soldier allowed to live with any colonial family. Wash his clothes, feed him, etc.
Money goes straight to Britain