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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Tea Act

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The Tea Act was bitterly opposed because

A

it drastically raised the price of tea.

B

it forced the colonies to pay a tax and therefore to accept Parliament's right to tax the colonies.

C

it was a direct tax.

D

proceeds were to be used to pay for colonial military expenditures.

E

it seemed likely to embroil England in yet another war with France.