Causes Of The Stamp Act Of 1765

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The British Parliament passed the Stamp Act on March 1765 to tax the colonies in order to raise money to pay off military debts. This act required the colonists to buy a stamp from England whenever they bought paper items such as newspapers, legal documents, licenses, and more. However, the colonists immediately protested because they did not see it as a way to raise money. The colonists were angry because everyday items were being taxed, and this led to many riots in numerous cities. As a result of colonial defiance in not buying the stamps required for paper items, multiple colonial courts were shut down. Later, a secret society called the Sons of Liberty was formed, and they used violence to intimidate and taunt the tax collectors. In October
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