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The American colonists did a number of things to resist British tax policies. Among those actions were such things as:
- Legislatures voted to disobey British policies. For example, some assemblies voted against complying with the Quartering Act.
- Convening the Stamp Act Congress. This congress met to consider what to do about the Stamp Act. It was a first move towards unifying the colonies.
- Nonimportation movements. Many colonists participated in boycotts of British goods as a way of protesting British policies.
- Violence. There was some degree of violence that accompanied some protests against British policies. This included such things as tar and feathering tax collectors and even destroying officials’ homes.
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