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DBQ: The Colonists And The Stamp Act

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Colonist fight for independence while the British passed many laws against them. The colonist took action because of their belief of the laws. The colonist resisted the British treatment towards them. The British treated colonist very poorly by passing the stamp act,also the coercive/intolerable act. The stamp act was in 1765 when the British put taxes on printed items like wills, newspaper, and playing cards. The colonist purchase had to be stamped in order to prove it was paid. The coercive act was in 1774 when the British shut down the Boston harbor, closed town meetings, prevented food and supplies from coming, also other colonist violated right as English citizens. (Doc 1,5) The colonist resisted the British and
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