Philadelphia Historic Timeline - 1768: Boston merchants organize a Non-Importation Agreement, a boycott on those goods taxed by the Townshend Act. Some leading Philadelphians sign on, and women lead boycotts of certain goods, notably tea. Britain repeals the Townshend Act, but leaves the tax on tea intact.
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