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The Stamp Act of 1765

The Stamp Act was passed on March 2, 1765 by the British Parliament, it was directed at the Colonies in America. The new tax law stated that all written documents had to have a stamp or be stamped. The biggest impact was on Newspaper publishers. The colonists would buy the stamps from the local stamp distributor. In March of 1766, the Stamp Act was canceled.

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Published: 2007-06-15 05:35:45

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