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Advertisement in Thomas Moore's Almanak about the Stamp Act, March 24, 1766.
What publication is the article referring to?
Describe the situation in your own words.
According to the document, how did the situation affect the publication?
What is the tone of the article?
Make a list of the types of stamp taxes (aka fees) imposed on citizens by the government students might have to pay in their lifetime and calculate the potential costs.
Draw a political cartoon or create a pamphlet depicting one of the various acts of protests staged by the American Colonists aimed at one of the new taxes imposed by the British.
Bailyn, Bernard. Pamphlets of the American Revolution, 1750-1776. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1965.
Exceprts from various Parliamentary Acts—Quartering Act, Sugar Act, Stamp Act, Townshend Acts, and Tea Act.
Kennedy, David M., et al. The American Pageant. Houghton Mifflin: NY, 2002.
Morgan, Edmund S., and Helen M. Morgan. The Stamp Act Crisis: Prologue to Revolution. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1953
Thomas, Peter D. G. British Politics and the Stamp Act Crisis: The First Phase of the American Revolution, 1763–1767. Oxford and New York: Clarendon Press, 1975.
Wahlke, John C. Causes of the American Revolution. Boston: DC Heath, 1962.