The British 1765 Stamp Act, a law that taxed all printed papers and stamped them "paid," was a major trigger for the American Revolution, according to the Colonial Williamsburg Fou...
The Stamp Act of 1765 was a direct tax imposed by the British Parliament specifically on the colonies of British America.
The purpose of the tax was to help pay for troops stationed in North America after the British victory in the Seven Years' War. The Stamp Act met great resistance in the colonies.
The Stamp Act 1765 (short title Duties in American Colonies Act 1765; 5 George
III, c. 12) was an act of the Parliament of Great Britain that imposed a direct tax ...
The Stamp Act was passed by the British Parliament on March 22, 1765. The new
tax was imposed on all American colonists and required them to pay a tax on ...
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The Stamp Act was Parliament's first serious attempt to assert governmental
authority over the colonies. Great Britain was faced with a massive national debt
On March 22, 1765, the Stamp Act was passed by Parliament without debate and
was to become effective November 1 of that year. The apparent purpose was ...
The role of Stamp Act in the history of the United States of America.