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Transcript of Stamp Act
Jennifer Ramirez The Stamp Act was a law passed by the British, which put taxes on the American colonist which required them to pay a tax on written papers. These include wills, licesences, newspapers, legal documents and more. The British used the money to pay the soilders who lived in America. The Stamp Act made colonist revolt against the British because the colonist felt that it was taxation without representation. This made colonist angry and built impact for the American Revolution. The Stamp Act was passed by the British parliment on March 22, 1765. This event occured in the colonies and
was passed by The British Parliment.
People all over the colonies had to pay
these taxes. This act angered the colonist and started the push toward the American Revolution. This act ended up being one of the major causes for the build up of the war. After the Stamp Act was repealed the colonies continued to oppose the "abusive" and "outrageous" acts that the British passed. This realization led to the American Revolution. Sites used:
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