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Published on Oct 30, 2011
The Stamp Act of 1765 was one of the earliest and most reviled taxes levied against the original 13 colonies by Great Britain. Opposition led to the eventual repeal of the Act, but the precedent had been established and the seeds of revolution had been planted.
If you are interested in reproductions of these stamps, they can be purchased by going to the 18th Century section of ReproPaperwork.com, and adding either of the Early or Late stamps to your cart. Cheers!
Music: A personal recording of the Colonial Williamsburg Fife and Drum Corps - Matt DiPalma
Bitmapped versions of original illustrations made possible through Walden Fonts and copyright free images from Wikipedia commons.
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