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Stamp Act 1765 - Wikipedia


The Stamp Act of 1765 was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain that imposed a direct tax on .... The Stamp Act was passed by Parliament on March 22, 1765 with an effective date of November 1, 1...

A Summary of the 1765 Stamp Act - Colonial Williamsburg Foundation


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 ...

Stamp Act - American Revolution - HISTORY.com


Shortly thereafter, George Grenville (1712-70), the British first lord of the treasury and prime minister, proposed the Stamp Act; Parliament passed the act without ...

British pass Stamp Act - Mar 22, 1765 - HISTORY.com


First, the Sons of Liberty—a group of tradesmen who led the riots in Boston and other seaboard cities—was established. Second, the formation of the Stamp Act ...

Parliament repeals the Stamp Act - Mar 18, 1766 - HISTORY.com


On this day in History, Parliament repeals the Stamp Act on Mar 18, 1766. ... The Stamp Act was passed on March 22, 1765, leading to an uproar in the colonies ...

What caused the Stamp Act? | Reference.com


According to UShistory.org, the Stamp Act of 1765 was an attempt on the part of Great Britain's Parliament to reduce the country's national debt, which had grown  ...

Stamp Act of 1765 *** - Colonial America


The Stamp Act was passed on February 17, approved by the House of Lords on March 8th, and received Royal Assent on 22 March 1765. The Stamp Act took ...

The Stamp Act - A Brief History - Journal of the American Revolution


Jul 29, 2014 ... Only George Grenville, creator of the Stamp Act, was considered the .... Although Hutchinson was against the Stamp Act from the start, once ...

1765 – Stamp Act


The Stamp Act was a tax imposed by the British government on the American ... originated the law and Parliament passed it virtually without any debate.

The Stamp Act | History Today


'O! the Fatal Stamp': a response to the Stamp Act published in the ... Passed through Parliament against little opposition and signed into law by George III, the  ...