By River B. Moore
Sons of Liberty
• People that make up unskilled workers, artisans, small farmers, merchants, and lawyers, organized boycott of British goods and to pressure merchants who did not join the boycott.
Sugar Act/ Tea Act/ Boston Massacre
•taxed sugar and molasses imported from the French and Spanish West Indies.
•enabled the company to sell tea directly to colonists.
•Boston merchants joined with merchants in Philadelphia and New York, along with some southern merchants and planters, in nonimportation agreements.