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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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On this day in History, Stamp Act imposed on American colonies on Mar 22, 1765 . Learn more about what happened today on History.

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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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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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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 ...

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Something was dreadfully wrong in the American colonies. All of sudden after over a century and a half of permitting relative self-rule, Britain was exercising ...

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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 ...