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www.bostonteapartyship.com/john-adams-stamp-act

Aug 20, 2014 ... In May of 1765, the news of the impending Stamp Act reached Boston. Starting November 1, 1765, all printed documents would be required by law to carry a stamp. Over the course of the summer of 1765, colonists grew increasingly agitated with the idea of the Stamp Act. On August 14, tensions finally ...

www.john-adams-heritage.com/what-was-the-stamp-act

The Stamp Act was a law that required all colonial residents to pay a stamp tax on virtually every printed paper including legal documents, bills of sale, contracts, wills, advertising, pamphlets, almanacs, and even playing cards and dice. The tax affected every resident especially lawyers who were increasingly in a position of ...

mentalfloss.com/article/62268/morbid-way-colonists-protested-king-georges-stamp-act

Mar 17, 2017 ... If the phrase “taxation without representation” evokes images of Washington, D.C. license plates, you might want to look a bit further back—250 years, in fact— to a law that enraged American colonists. The Stamp Act, which forced British colonies to pay taxes on paper products like playing cards and ...

www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/newhampshire/places-preserves/stamp-act-island.xml

Stamp Act Island in Lake Wentworth is rich in history and wild virtues. The island was once owned by Governor John Wentworth, the last colonial governor of New Hampshire, who was influential in repealing Britain's Stamp Act. Despite his loyalty to the British crown, Wentworth's actions to repeal the Stamp Act made him ...

www.watertown.k12.ma.us/cunniff/americanhistorycentral/07differencesdivide/The_Stamp_Act.html

Less than a year after Parliament passed the Sugar Act, it made another tax law. The new law was called the Stamp Act. Almost everything written or printed on paper in the colonies had to have a special stamp pasted on it. The stamp was proof that a tax had been paid. Stamps were required on newspapers, playing cards, ...

www.amazon.com/Stamp-Act-Crisis-Revolution-University/dp/0807845132

The Stamp Act Crisis: Prologue to Revolution (Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the University of North Carolina Press) [Edmund S. Morgan, Helen M. Morgan] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 'Impressive! . . . The authors have given us a searching ...

www.lexrex.com/enlightened/laws/stampact.htm

The Stamp Act. Summary (see text of Act below). The Stamp Act was introduced by the British prime minister George Grenville and passed by the British Parliament in 1765 as a means of raising revenue in the American colonies. The Stamp Act required all legal documents, licenses, commercial contracts, newspapers, ...

www.nypl.org/blog/2016/05/18/stamp-act-repealed

May 18, 2016 ... One Philadelphian's account of the celebrations accompanying the repeal of the Stamp Act in 1766, and what it tells us about the coming of the American Revolution.

www.nationalgeographic.org/thisday/mar18/uk-repeals-stamp-act

Dec 17, 2013 ... On March 18, 1766, the British Parliament repealed the Stamp Act.