Today In History- March 18

Today In History- March 18

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American Revolution: British Parliament repeals the Stamp Act.

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Parliament repeals controversial Stamp Act

  • London, England

After intense opposition and disgust, on Mar. 18, 1766, the British Parliament formally repealed the notorious Stamp Act.  The act furthered the issue of taxation without representation, and was among the many causes leading the American colonies towards revolution.

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