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The Stamp Act Congress was formed in October 1765 after the British government passed another tax on the Colonists. The Congress was formed to determine how to react.

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To draw up a petition to the king protesting the stamp act. The petition declared that the right to tax the colonies belonged to the colonial assemblies, not to parliament.

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Why did colonial assembles send delegates to the Stamp Act Congress?

To draw up a petition to the king protesting the stamp act. The petition declared that the right to tax the colonies belonged to the colonial assemblies, not to parliament.


Which act created the first tax that did not go through the colonial assemblies?

stamp act ~ APEX ~ The Stamp Act created the first tax that did not go through the colonial assemblies.


Which act created the tax that did not go through the colonial assemblies?

stamp act ~ APEX ~ The Stamp Act created the first tax that did not go through the colonial assemblies.


What act created the tax that did not go through the colonial assemblies?

Stamp act


What made the Stamp Act unusual was that before the act colonists were only taxed by?

their colonial assemblies


What was NOT an early attempt at colonial union the?

Stamp Act Congress


What did colonial delegates speak up for in their assemblies?

they spoke up for the colonists about the stamp act and the Townshend acts


How did john Adams take action in the stamp act?

Adams was one member of the Colonial congress. He didn't take action concerning the stamp act.


What is a good picture to draw to represent The Stamp Act Congress?

a stamp with a picture of congress on it


Who attended the Stamp Act congress of 1765?

Colonists attended the Stamp Act Congress of 1765. The Stamp Act Congress was held in New York City in October of 1765.


What were some colonial responses to the stamp act?

In answer to this act, the colonies made up a group called the Stamp Act Congress. This group protested and sent letters to the King, and the Parliament


What was the colonial reaction to the stamp act?

The colonists reacted to the stamp act by boycotting it, but sometimes they would comprimise by giving the buyer a stamp without paying the tax then the buyer would pay the person to stamp it.