Colonists in Revolt: The Stamp Act Crisis

Colonists in Revolt: The Stamp Act Crisis

For this writing assignment, you will be examining the colonial response to the Stamp Act of 1765, a general tax on paper introduced by the Crown in the American colonies to generate revenue in the aftermath of the French and Indian War. You will be reading three documents describing different responses from different perspectives to the Stamp Act. http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/disp_textbook.cfm?smtID=3&psid=4117 https://www.gilderlehrman.org/sites/default/files/inline-pdfs/T-03902.61.pdfhttps://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/881 After reading these documents, respond to the following questions. What language does the Resolution use to condemn the Stamp Act? Specifically, why does it assert that the Stamp Act is illegitimate? How did the public (common people) in Boston respond to the Stamp Act? What do these three accounts tell you about how different groups within the Colonies mobilized themselves in response to the Stamp Act? Your response should be two to three paragraphs in length and abide by the following guidelines. Express your ideas clearly and make specific references to the documents to support them. Address all questions/prompts. Proofread for both spelling and grammar. http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/disp_textbook.cfm?smtID=3&psid=4117 https://www.gilderlehrman.org/sites/default/files/inline-pdfs/T-03902.61.pdfhttps://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/881

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