American reaction to The Stamp Act (1765)

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  • American reaction to The Stamp Act (1765)
    • Protest groups were formed. E.G. The Sons of Liberty, led by Samuel Adams
    • Sons of Liberty encouraged  colonists to boycott any paper product listed for taxation
    • Colonists created their American reaction to The Stamp Act (1765)own stamp, replacing the English rose with a skull and cross bones
    • Philadelphia Journal stopped publishing their paper and refused to resume until the stamp act was repealed
    • Sons of Liberty members sometimes used militant tactics. E.G. destroyed homes of British officials and attacked tax collectors
    • No taxation without representation
    • 1766 the British Government repealed the Stamp Act


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