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Stamp Act of 1765-Brooke Berryman
Updated: 9/30/2020
Stamp Act of 1765-Brooke Berryman
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  • You cant do that!
  • why?!?!
  • From here on out there will Stamp Act telling us if you paid the tax or not
  • The Stamp Act will no longer continue but starting today a new act will make decisions for the colonies "In all cases"
  • In 1765 parliament passed the stamp act, the act taxed printed material like newspaper,wills and playing cards. These items would need a stamp on them to prove the tax had been paid.
  • This act made the colonist angry, they argued that only their assemblies could tax them. People in colonial cities urged merchants to boycott British goods as boycotts spread, businesses in Britain lost money and demanded that parliament repeal the Stamp Act.
  • In March of 1766 parliament repealed the Stamp Act. But it also passed the Declaratory Act, stating it has the right to tax and make decisions for the colonies "in all cases"
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