The Stamp Act
By: Lindsay



Who British Parliament , Americans, and the house of Burgesses
What The Stamp Act was passed in March of 1765.
America not budging to do anything forced the British Paliament to cancel the Stamp Act in 1766.
When 1765
Where All the colonies


                            How: After the French and Indian War the British continued to try to gain more power  over the colonies and collect additional money to reduce the debt of the war pays.   Soon the British Parliament sent out the Stamp Act.

 

                  Why: The reasoning for the Stamp Act was to raise funds to support the British Army, and it was also suppose to specify that all Americans must buy stamps for: mortages, liquor licenses, law licenses, playing cards, and almanacs. Even authors/publishers and news editors had to buy stamps to sell their publications.

Sources

"A Summary of the 1765 Stamp Act ." Colonial Willamsburg. history.org. 9 Jan 2008 <http://www.history.org/History/teaching/tchcrsta.cfm>.


Bearman, Alan. "Stamp Act." World Book Online Reference Center. 2008. internet  9 Jan. 2008 <http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Article?id=ar528680>.

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