The Stamp Act Quiz

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Which act passed by the British government in 1765 angered the North American colonists?

The Stamp Act

Where was Benjamin Franklin living when the Stamp Act was passed?

London

When was the Stamp Act repealed?

1766

What did Benjamin Franklin believe the American colonies should do?

Seek independence from England

Which country agreed to lend the American colonies money and soldiers to fight against Britain?

France

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The Stamp Act

  • The British government passed the Stamp Act in 1765, which angered the North American colonists.
  • At the time the Stamp Act was passed, Benjamin Franklin was living in London.

Repeal of the Stamp Act and American Colonies' Response

  • The Stamp Act was repealed in 1766.
  • Benjamin Franklin believed that the American colonies should unite and negotiate with the British government to resolve their grievances.
  • France agreed to lend the American colonies money and soldiers to fight against Britain, becoming an ally in their struggle for independence.

Test your knowledge on the Stamp Act and its impact on the North American colonists. Learn about the tax on printed materials and Benjamin Franklin's role in opposing it.

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