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apr 12, 1770 - Townshend Revenue Acts Repealed

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The Townshend Act - June 1767 - Repealed March 1770. In June 1767 the English Parliament decided to cut British land taxes. In order to make up for the difference and to continue to finance their troops in the Colonies, Charles Townshend, the British Treasurer, promised he would tax the colonists.

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apr 12, 1770
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~ 248 years ago

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