What was the effect after Britain passed the Townshed Acts?
there was the Boston massacre
Charles Townshed did not invent anything. He was a British politician and the Chancellor of the Exchequer, who proposed in 1767 what became known as the Townshed Acts, five revenue acts intended to confirm the principle that the British Parliament had the right to directly tax the English Colonies in America. Among the results of these acts, which were resisted in the Colonies, was the occupation of Boston by British troops in 1768, and the…
The colonists were angry because of the famous line "no taxation without representation." Britain kept passing acts and the colonists had no say. The Sugar Act and Townshend Acts had been passed before the Stamp Act. In the end, Britain did repeal (get rid of) the Stamp Act, but then passed an act requiring the colonists to house British soldiers.