Dana, Nathen W., and Ryan

Britain was desperate for revenue so the king felt he had the power to make the colonists pay for part of the war debt through taxes.

Colonists did not like Writs of Assistance because they made it so officers had the power to search places where smuggled goods might be.

Virginia passed a resolution so they had the power to lay taxes on their citizens.


People thought they had the choice to burn effigies in protest of tax collectors because they thought only Americans should tax Americans, not Parliament.

A diversity of people in cities wanted to boycott stamps and the colonists soon had the power to force parliament to repeal the Stamp Act.

Once the nonimportation agreements spread the merchants power in the protest spread and parliment was forced to cancel the Stamp Act.