. THIS DAY IN HISTORY—Stamp Act imposed on American colonies « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Google history – In an effort to raise funds to pay off debts and defend the vast new American territories won from the French in the Seven Years’ War (1756-1763), the British government passes the Stamp Act on March 22, 1765. The legislation levied a direct tax on all materials printed for commercial and legal use in the colonies, from newspapers and pamphlets to playing cards and dice.

Interesting, read more at History.com

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