Unity in the Colonies The colonists bonded over their angry toward Britain. Held a Stamp Act Congress Wrote petitions to King George III and to Parliament Organized boycotts.
Boycotts What are boycotts? How might a boycott effect the British? The Stamp Act was repealed.
Success did not last long for the colonialists… The Townsend Acts tax goods such as glass, paper, paint, lead, and tea. English officials were sent to monitor colonial ports. These officers were given writs of assistance (similar to warrants).
A Swift Colonial Reaction Nonimportation Agreements: signed by farmers and merchants promising not to import goods taxed by the Townsend Acts. Organizations such as The Sons of Liberty and The Daughters of Liberty.