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The Stamp Act
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What year was the Stamp Act passed?
What was the Stamp Act?
a tax on written documents from England, the way to know if the tax was paid was that there was a 'stamp' on the document.
What did the Stamp Act cause the colonies to do?
to cooperate together for the first time
What was the famous saying the colonists said in response to the Stamp Act?
no taxation without representation
What was the Stamp Act Congress?
a delegation that met a drew up documents to send to the king
Did Parliament have a legal right to pass the Stamp Act?
Was it okay for the colonists to rebel against the Stamp Act?
What ended up happening to the Stamp Act?
It was repealed
What was happening to the colonists as a result of the Stamp Act?
it drew the colonists into a closer union
What was England's response to the Stamp Act?
They created even harsher laws against the colonists
What did the colonists do as a result of all the harsh laws?
The colonists refused to buy even more English goods
What was the Boston Tea party?
the colonists response to England not repealing the tax on tea
What happened to Boston after the Tea Party?
The Mass. charter was taken away and Boston was put under the rule of General Gage
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