Andros(british, hated control freak) - limited town meetings, courts, the press, schools, and revoked all land titles. Taxed without consent. Enforce navigation laws(see Dominion of New England) and suppress smuggling. Climaxed with the Glorious revolution in eng. Colonists in Boston were mad and took down te Dominion of New England.
Sig: 1st notable resistance to Brit. Later, the navigation laws were only weakly enforced. --- ( period of salutary neglect). MA got a new charter and voting camed to be enjoyed by all land owning men instead of church members.