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History Acts
Updated: 9/29/2020
History Acts
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  • Stamp Act
  • (Paper with stamp)
  • Congress passed a law to have every printed sheet be stamp!?
  • Stamp Act
  • (Paper with stamp)
  • Only our own assemblies can tax us!!!
  • (Paper with stamp)
  • Stamp Act
  • You can't tax us!
  • Parliament passes an Act called the Stamp Act that taxed everything that is printed.
  • Sugar Act
  • I think we've figured it out! If we pass the Sugar Act then it will lower the taxes on molasses, and the colonists will smuggle imported goods less!
  • The colonists become outraged by this because only their assemblies can tax them.
  • Sugar Act
  • I've come to look for smuggled goods!
  • Samuel Adams creates the Sons of Liberty and protest the Stamp Act.
  • Sugar Act
  • YOU CAN'T DO THIS!!!
  • Parliament passing the Sugar Act.
  • More British soldiers are a loud to go to colonists' houses to look for smuggled goods without going to court.
  • WHAT!
  • The colonists saw the act as violating their rights. They saw it unjust for Parliament to tax colonies.
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