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The Townshend Duties differed from the Stamp Act in that
the Stamp Act was withdrawn but the Townshend Duties remained in effect until the American Revolution began.
the Stamp Act was a direct tax whereas the Townshend Duties were an indirect tax.
the Stamp Act actually raised a significant sum of money for England while the Townshend Duties lost money.
violent protest only occurred after the Townshend Duties.
the King opposed the Stamp Act but assented to the Townshend Duties.