and the Colonists
Henry, Samuel Adams, and the Sons of Liberty
placed a law that all important documents should be stamped and that a
tax would be paid for every stamp
worked to and successfully repeal the Stamp Act through opinions and
||Parliament passed the
||The colonies||The colonies
||The French and Indian War was very costly for the British. They needed more money so they took control of the colonies and placed multiple acts on them.||When the Sugar Act failed, Britain needed money still.||The Seven Years’ War
was very costly for the British.
brought together a Stamp Act Congress meeting representing the colonies
and they opposed the law. Many colonists refused the stamps and mobs
gathered in protest. The Sons of Liberty disagreed to the law entirely.
Finally, Britain repealed the law, but in its place, more laws.
||They protested very deeply. They refused to use the stamps. They urged merchants to boycott the stamps. Eventually, it was repealed.||As soon as it was placed, american activists and even colonists protested. The British merchants soon went broke. The following year it was repealed|
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