Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Postal Service’s new stamp honors repeal of the Stamp Act 250 years ago


Postal Service’s new stamp honors repeal of the Stamp Act 250 years ago

Photo: usps.com
"... The Stamp Act, passed by Parliament in 1765, imposed a direct tax on American colonists that required them to purchase a stamp for printed materials like newspapers, contracts, and legal documents. Under a rallying cry of “No taxation without representation,” colonists joined together in protest and organized a boycott of English goods ..."   
Reference: www.boston.com

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