Updated: 2/1/2021

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  • Daniel Hillman
  • period 6
  •  The Stamp Act
  • The Stamp Act of 1765 was the first internal tax levied directly on American colonists by the British Parliament. ... The issues of taxation and representation raised by the Stamp Act strained relations with the colonies to the point that, 10 years later, the colonists rose in armed rebellion against the British.
  • Do you know all about the stamp act
  • No but can you tell me
  • sure
  • Yes thank you I will do a dance for
  • The Stamp Act was a tax put on the American colonies by the British in 1765. It said they had to pay a tax on all sorts of printed materials such as newspapers, magazines and legal documents.
  • OK I will. It was called the Stamp Act because the colonies were supposed to buy paper from Britain that had an official stamp on it that showed they had paid the tax.
  • Hmm tell me more
  • NO problem just happy to help
  • Thank you such for that I so happy
  • Ok but How did the colonists react to this