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Stamp Act 1765

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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 ...

A Summary of the 1765 Stamp Act - Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

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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 ...

The Stamp Act Controversy [ushistory.org]

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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 ...

Stamp Act - United States American History

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

American Revolution for Kids: The Stamp Act - Ducksters

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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.

Stamp Act

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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 ...

Stamp Act - Social Studies for Kids

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Seeing the hostile reaction in the colonies, the British government repealed the Stamp Act in March 1766 but at the same time passed the Declaratory Act, which  ...

Coming of the American Revolution: Stamp Act

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George Grenville knows that the Sugar Act won't generate enough revenue in the colonies, and so he instructs his secretary in the Treasury, Thomas Whately, ...

The Stamp Act Crisis - Digital History

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In order to raise new revenue, Parliament in 1764 passed the Sugar Act, which ... Reactions to the Stamp Act included riots and boycotts of British goods.

Stamp Act of 1765 *** - Colonial America

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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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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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Stamp Act - American Revolution - HISTORY.com

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The Stamp Act, 1765 | The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American ...

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On March 22, 1765, the British Parliament passed the “Stamp Act” to help pay for British troops stationed in the colonies during the Seven Years' War. The act ...

Avalon Project - Great Britain : Parliament - The Stamp Act, March 22 ...

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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 ...