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What Are The Causes Of The American Revolution In The Early 1700's

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The early 1700’s were more calm after the Townshend Revenue Act. In 1773, the British set off another revelation with a new law. The new act passed in 1773 was called the Tea Act. The Tea Act made Britain’s East Indian company the only company to sell imported tea to the colonies. The company was booming before the new act, it had lost tons of money because of the boycotting of tea. While parliament was trying to keep the company from going bankrupt, the tax the company had to pay was removed so the company could lower the price of tea. The company was hoping the lowered price on tea would encourage the colonist to buy the tea; the taxes on tea still had to be paid while it came into the colonies, yet the colonist saw this act as a trick to
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