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What did the Tea Act put a tax on?


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Answered 2006-12-09 06:49:15

Actually, nothing was taxed by the Tea Act. It permitted the East India Tea Company to ship tea directly from China to the Colonies. It was the Stamp Act that placed taxes on tea and other things.

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