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This Day In U.S. History November 1, 1765 – Taxes & Tyranny, The Forging Of A Nation: The Stamp Act Is Levied On The Colonies

    1765 – Liberty born of taxation without representation. Ten years before the outbreak of the American Revolution Britain’s Parliament enacts the Stamp Act without counsel or consent from the American Colonies, fomenting meetings and protests – the Son’s Of Liberty are born. The Stamp Act would be one of the first taxes and …

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This Day In U.S. History October 21, 1774 – First Liberty Flag Flown In The American Colonies Following A Decade Of British Tax And Punitive Acts

Teapot calling for the repeal of the Stamp Act

  1774 – THE FIRST LIBERTY FLAG IS FLOWN IN THE AMERICAN COLONIES IN THE WAKE OF THE STAMP ACT, SUGAR ACT, TEA ACT, REGULATORY ACT, CURRENCY ACT, DECLARATORY ACT AND OTHER MOUNTING ABRIDGMENTS OF A FREE PEOPLE, SIX MONTHS BEFORE THE BATTLE OF LEXINGTON AND CONCORD   This Day In U.S. History October 21, …

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