What act taxed almost all printed material in the colonies

When-The British Parliament passed the Stamp Act on March 22, 1765.

Its purpose was to raise funds to support the British Army stationed in America after 1763. Started in March 1765. That Americans must buy stamps for deeds, mortgages, liquor licenses, law licenses, playing cards, and almanacs.

1765 parliament passed the stamp act. Law that placed tax on almost all printed material, including newspapers, wills and playing cards all printed material had to have a stamp British applied the stamp after the tax was paid

Opposition to the stamp act centered on 2points parliament had interfered in colonial affairs by taxing the colonies directly in addition nit taxed the colonist with their consent

In Boston Samuel Adams helped start an organization called the sons of liberty. To protest the

stamp act, people destroyed houses belonging to royal officials

October delegates from nine colonies met in new York at the stamp act congress they drafted a petition to the king and parliament declaring that the colonies could not be taxed except by their own assembles

People refused to use the stamp they urged merchants to boycott refused to buy British and European goods in protest thousands of merchants signed no importation agreements pledges not to by or use good imported from Britain as the boycott spread British merchants lost so much business that they begged parliament to cancel the stamp act in march 1766 parliament canceled the law

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