[ toun-zuhnd ]
/ ˈtaʊn zənd /
plural noun American History.
acts of the British Parliament in 1767, especially the act that placed duties on tea, paper, lead, paint, etc., imported into the American colonies.
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Origin of Townshend Acts
Named after Charles Townshend (1725–67), English statesman, their sponsor
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