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How did many colonists respond to the Townshend Acts imposing duties on British goods?

by boycotting the goods, especially tea by importing goods from other countries by sending formal letters of complaint to King George III by imposing duties of their own on the British 2)Why did the colonists' object to paying taxes to the British government? The taxes created economic hardships for the colonists. They had no elected representation in Parliament. The money funded only British troops, not the American militia that provided colonial defense. They did not want to pay more taxes than British citizens. 3) What was one role that both John Adams and Benjamin Franklin played in the move toward independence? Both were members of the Massachusetts delegation to the Second Continental Congress. Both helped develop an ally by serving as ambassadors to Spain. Both served on the committee to write the Declaration of Independence. Both created services, such as the post office, that helped promote liberty. 4)Which statement best expresses the self-evident truths stated in the Declaration of Independence? People are created equal and entitled to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Citizens must choose a government that serves both the nation and their own interests. Self-government requires educated people invested in participating in democracy. Freedom of thought and the right to representative government must be preserved. 5) What measure passed under the Articles of Confederation addressed slavery and established a process for statehood? Land Ordinance of 1785 Bill of Rights Connecticut Compromise Northwest Ordinance of 1787 6)Which of the following is not a responsibility of the executive branch of government? veto a bill declare laws unconstitutional carry out laws name federal judges 7)Which does not describe the North in the early 1800s? rapidly growing cities widespread commercial agriculture new factories being built immigrants seeking jobs THANKS JUST CHECKING MY WORK! (:

Asked By: hope - 1/28/2009
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try to check on this site http://en.wikipedia.org/ there you find about history..
Answered By: snapshot =oozer - 2/1/2009
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