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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.

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The Stamp Act of 1765 was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain that imposed a direct tax on the colonies of British America and required that many printed ...

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The Stamp Act of 1765 was the first internal tax levied directly on American colonists by the British government. The act, which imposed a tax on all paper ...

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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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Check out this site for facts about the Stamp Act in Colonial America. Meaning and Definition of the Stamp Act for kids. History, information and facts about the ...

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Stamp Act: (1765), in U.S. colonial history, first British parliamentary attempt to raise revenue through direct taxation of all colonial commercial and legal papers,  ...

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Dec 12, 2011 ... The Stamp Act of 1765 was a law passed by Parliament taxing all paper used for printed materials in the colonies. The Stamp Act was passed ...

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Kids learn about the The Stamp Act. A tax the Britain placed on the American colonies eventually leading the Revolutionary War.

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An act for granting and applying certain stamp duties, and other duties, in the British colonies and plantations in America, towards further defraying the expences ...

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The role of Stamp Act in the history of the United States of America.