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The Stamp Act Of 1765 (We the People)

by Michael Burgan

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Published by Compass Point Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History - United States/General,
  • Revolution, 1775-1783,
  • History,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • United States,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History - United States/Colonial & Revolutionary,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • Stamp Act (1765),
  • Causes,
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7993930M
    ISBN 100756508460
    ISBN 109780756508463
    OCLC/WorldCa55955429

    The Stamp Act (short title Duties in American Colonies Act ; 5 George III, c. 12) was a direct tax imposed by the British Parliament on the colonies of British America. The act required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper produced in London and carrying an embossed revenue stamp. On Ma , the British Parliament passed the "Stamp Act" to help pay for British troops stationed in the colonies during the Seven Years’ War. The act required the colonists to pay a tax, represented by a stamp, on various forms of papers, documents, and playing cards.

    The Stamp Act was passed on Ma but it didn’t take effect until November 1 of The following are some facts about the Stamp Act: The Stamp Act was an act passed by Parliament that required that all materials printed in the colonies be printed on paper embossed with an official revenue stamp. The Stamp Act was a law passed by the British government in It meant that all legal documents and printed papers used in the American colonies had to have an official stamp. The result was that every piece of paper the colonists used was taxed by the British.

    The British government, after winning an expensive war in the colonies, passed the Stamp Act in to raise money for the defense of the American frontier. The tax on all printed paper irritated American colonists who were unrepresented in Parliament. "Taxation without .   The Stamp Act of taxed colonists on virtually every piece of printed paper they used, from playing cards and business licenses to newspapers and legal documents. The Townshend Acts of .


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The Stamp Act Of 1765 (We the People) by Michael Burgan Download PDF EPUB FB2

What started as a debate over taxation would end in a struggle for independence. The Stamp Act Crisis, –, marks the transition in United States history from the Colonial Era to the Era of the American Revolution. The full narrative of the Stamp Act includes political, social, economic, and cultural histories on both sides of the Atlantic.

Stamp Act. Stamp Act,revenue law passed by the British Parliament during the ministry of George Grenville. The first direct tax to be levied on the American colonies, it required that all newspapers, pamphlets, legal documents, commercial bills, advertisements, and other papers issued in the colonies bear a stamp.

And the Stamp Act would be just one of many Acts passed by the Parliament that would pave the way for the Revolution that began in In fact, the British would repeal the Stamp Act the following year, but the damage was already done and the road to Revolution had begun. This edition of the Stamp Act of is specially formatted with illustrations of King George III, Parliament, and pictures of the.

The Stamp Act of by Michael Burgan. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “The Stamp Act of (We the /5. User Review - Flag as inappropriate. The Stamp Act was an act of the British Parliament in that exacted revenue from the American colonist by imposing a stamp duty on newspapers and legal commercial documents.

Colonial oppositionled to the act's repeal inalso helped inspire the revolutionary movement against the British Crown.4/5(3). The Stamp Act () The Stamp Act () Related Book. U.S. History For Dummies, 3rd Edition. By Steve Wiegand. He is the author or coauthor of seven books.

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Stamp Act, (), in U.S. colonial history, first British parliamentary attempt to raise revenue through direct taxation of all colonial commercial and legal papers, newspapers, pamphlets, cards, almanacs, and.

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Unable to save at this time. REPLY. PUBLISHUNPUBLISH DISCARD. JOINor SIGN. The Stamp Act of was the first internal tax levied directly on American colonists by the British Parliament.

The act, which imposed a tax on all paper. A book that has been re-issued innummerable times since, and with good reason. Ed and Helen Morgan's work on the stamp act protests of and was one of the first in generations to take the ideology of both colonists and British politicians seriously.4/5.

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Uploaded by ttscribehongkong on August 2, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   And the Stamp Act would be just one of many Acts passed by the Parliament that would pave the way for the Revolution that began in In fact, the British would repeal the Stamp Act the following year, but the damage was already done and the road to Revolution had begun.

This edition of the Stamp Act of is specially formatted with illustrations of King George III, Parliament, and 5/5(2). Declaration of Rights By: Stamp Act Congress of On June 8, James Otis, supported by the Massachusetts Assembly sent a letter to each colony calling for a general meeting of delegates.

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0 |a We the people (Series) (Compass Point Books). |a qBook: |a. The Stamp Act Summary Cartoon shows the hand of Soviet foreign minister Molotov stamping "NO" on various papers calling for an atom bomb plan, a European Recovery Conference, and a Japanese Peace Treaty.

The caption refers to the infamous tax imposed on the American colonies by the British government in The Stamp Act Crisis: Prologue to Revolution (Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the University of North Carolina Press).

The Stamp Act Crisis, –, marks the transition in United States history from the Colonial Era to the Era of the American Revolution. The full narrative of the Stamp Act includes political, social, economic, and cultural histories on both sides of the Atlantic.

The Stamp Act of (short title: Duties in American Colonies Act ; 5 George III, c. 12) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which imposed a direct tax on the British colonies in America and required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper produced in London, carrying an embossed revenue stamp.

Printed materials included legal documents Citation: 5 George III, c. Inthe average taxpayer in England paid 26 shillings per year in taxes, while the average colonist paid only one- half to one and a half shillings. Prime Minister Grenville thought that the American colonists should bear a heavier tax load.

To this end, Parliament passed the Stamp Act in March. Abstract: The Stamp Act Crisis,marks the transition in United States history from the Colonial Era to the Era of the American Revolution. This volume provides the reader with the opportunity to.

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The Stamp Act of [Michael Burgan] -- Discusses the Stamp Act, its effect on the American colonies, and role it played in securing independence.