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The Stamp Act
Updated: 8/27/2020
The Stamp Act
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  • stamp tax collector
  • In 1763 none would have predicted that by 1776 a revolution would be unfolding in America because of the way Britain started exercising restrictions
  • Stamp Act Congress
  • Because the 7 years war had been costly, Britain taxed America because they thought it was only right after the war they had for them, but Americans didn't like it because they a. didn't think they needed it, and b. they didn't like taxation without representation.
  • The first tax, the Stamp Act, caused different American activists to voice their protest on the Stamp Act.
  • This is not the end folks
  • The Stamp Act Congress was made because of taxation without representation. In the end, every legislature of the congress signed the Stamp Act Resolves.
  • The colonists put their words into actions and formed several groups to help repeal the Stamp Act. The Stamp Act ended up being repealed the following year because the pressure to the Parliament by the British merchants was to much for them.
  • But this is not the end.
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