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Summary of Stamp Act: (1765)

In relation to the legal history of the United States and the United Kingdom: Part of Grenville’s plan to defray the cost of maintaining the British army along the American frontier. Revenue stamps were attached to printed matter and legal documents, newspapers, and insurance papers etc. For the colonists the main issue was ?no taxation without representation.? Public protests increased until it was repealed in 1766.


In relation to the legal history of the United States and the United Kingdom:

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  • Article Name: Stamp
  • Author: Valentine L. Korah
  • Description: Summary of Stamp Act: (1765) In relation to the legal history of the United States and the United Kingdom: Part of [...]

This entry was last updated: March 26, 2017

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