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cause it pissed the british off that they werent getting their money

Well, they didn't want to pay the British during the Revolutionary War because it be a waste. They used it for themselves and British didn't gain any money so they were in great debt, and they eventually lost like a slow debt.

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It reduced the profits of the British merchants. The less goods that were sold the less money the British made.

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Colonial boycotts of British goods before the Revolutionary War were effective measures. They hurt the British economy and united the colonists.

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by raising taxes

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