Women's Role In The Townshend Act

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In 1767, Parliament passed the Townshend Act. Of course the colonists didn’t like that. That act caused more protests and boycotts against the British and their taxes. In 1767, Parliament passed the Townshend Act. That caused more and new protests from the colonists. They again began more boycotts and protests. The Townshend Acts taxed colonist’s goods, for example, glass, paint, cloth, etc. So, the colonists refused to buy any kinds of goods from the British. But, the colonists got almost everything from the British. So when the “Daughters of Liberty” took place, the women played a pretty important role in the act. They made their own goods and replaced the British’s goods with their own. That, hurt many British businesses, and showed a bright