Townshend Acts. A series of laws. That the English Parliament made for the colonist. The Townshend Acts imposed duties on glass, lead, paints, paper and tea imported into the colonies. Townshend hoped the acts would defray imperial expenses in the colonies, but many Americans viewed the taxation as an abuse of power, resulting in the passage of agreements to limit imports from Britain.
Declaration of Independence written by: Thomas Jefferson (main writer) John Adams Benjamin Franklin Roger Sherman Livingston It was a committee of five. Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_were_the_writers_of_the_Declaration_of_Independence#ixzz1nXg6IbHM
Introduce the events that lead to the American Revolution with interactive notebooks and flippables! This activity focuses on the three acts, Sugar Act, Stamp Act, and Townshend Acts with a specific focus on the colonial response. 1. A two page reading on the three acts in both an 1100 and 860 Lexile Level 2. Audio readings for struggling learners 3. Three flippables, one for each act 4. One left side processing activity 5. A video explaining the set up 6. A PowerPoint explaining the set up