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Who was John Adams?
He was a lawyer and he was the cousin of Samuel Adams.
What were the sugar acts?
It was an act that placed a tax on all sugar, molasses, and other products shipped to the colonies.
What was the Proclamation of 1763?
It was when Britain ordered that colonists could not settle west of the Appalachian mountains because they wanted to let the other land remain in the hands of their Native American allies as to prevent another revolt like Pontiac's Rebellion
What were the Writs Of Assistance?
It was something British officers used to enforce the acts, they used the Writs Of Assistance or search warrants to enter homes or businesses to search for smuggled goods.
What did Samuel Adams urge colonists to do?
He urged them to continue to resist British Controls. He was the driving force behind another boycott of British goods in October 1767.
What were the Townshend Acts?
They were when Charles Townshend saw that the Quartering act was not working out very well and decided to tell parliament that he had an idea to raise revenue in the colonies. He decided to suspend New York's assemblies until the colonists would house the soldiers and provide for them.