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Stamp Act (1765) why did colonists dislike the law?

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would you like more taxes?

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Imagine a world where everything made of paper had a huge price tag and a big-ol' stamp on it. And when I say everything I mean EVERYTHING made of paper had a large tax on it.

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Colonists hated the law during the stamp act because it was a tax placed on goods. This also increased the cost of many essentials that were not available from other sources (no taxation without representation).
For example: before the stamp act bread costed about a nickel or so. But after the stamp act, the cost of bread rose to $1.00 a loaf.
This dramatically effected all of the colonies.

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Because the money was for England, and not to be used for the benefit of the Colonists.
Not to blame the UK, but to point out that when a nation colonizes a land, they are entitled to some financial prize. The Colonists rebelled, which was their privilege. The rest is history. Those with the most bullets won.

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