all the acts

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stamp act

the stamp act 1765 was an act passed on march 22,1765 by the parliament of great britain that imposed a direct tax on the colonies of british america and required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped.

protests and demonstrations initiated by the sons of liberty often turned violent and destructive as the masses become involved . very soon all stamp tax distributors were intimidated into resigning their commissions , and the taz was never effectively collected.

townshend Act

the Revenue Act of 1767, the Indemnity Act, the Commissioners of Customs Act, the Vice Admiralty Court Act, and the New York Restraining Act

C uproar like the Stamp Act had done two years earlier

tea acts

The Tea Act 1773 was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. Its principal over objective was to reduce the massive surplus of tea held by the financially troubled British East India Company in its London warehouses and to help the struggling company survive.

The Act granted the Company the right to directly ship its tea to North America and the right to the duty-free export of tea from Britain, although the tax imposed by the Townshend Acts and collected in the colonies remained in force.


The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriot's' name for a series of punitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea party. They were meant to punish the Massachusetts colonists for their defiance in throwing a large tea shipment into Boston harbor.

Four of the acts were issued in direct response to the Boston Tea Party of December 1773; the British Parliament hoped these punitive measures would, by making an example of Massachusetts, reverse the trend of colonial resistance to parliamentary authority that had begun with the 1765 Stamp Act. A fifth act, the Quebec Act, enlarged the boundaries of what was then the Province of Quebec and instituted reforms generally favorable to the French Catholic inhabitants of the region; although unrelated to the other four Acts,