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On This Day: The Stamp Act

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
A thought-provoking resource explains the motives behind the Stamp Act, how it worked, and the colonists' reactions to the new tax. High school scholars also learn how the French and Indian War impacted the creation of the Stamp Act. 
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Was the Stamp Act Fair?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Elementary and middle schoolers examine and evaluate different perspectives concerning events leading to the American Revolution. In this case, they hone in on the Stamp Act. They research controversial bills, laws, or events of the time...
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Not Getting the News about the Stamp Act

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
How did American colonists react to the Stamp Act of 1765? Your young historians will examine primary source material by reading excerpts from a transcription of the Pennsylvania Gazette and then identifying the sentiments expressed by...
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Was the Stamp Act Fair?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewPledge your loyalty to the king and the Stamp Act or sign an oath against the tax. After simulating an in-class tax for school supplies, young historians consider the reasons for the Stamp Act and similar colonial policies. The...
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The Stamp Act and Virtual Representation

For Students 9th - 12th
"No taxation without representation!" While many have heard this rallying cry of the American colonists prior to the Revolutionary War, rarely is time given to hear the British reasoning behind their implementation of the Stamp Act. This...
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Empire to Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a wonderful presentation, perfect for setting the stage for the Revolutionary War. Containing great information and images, it acts as a timeline of events starting with the French Indian War and ending with the dawn of the...
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Getting the News about the Stamp Act

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students review opinions of the Stamp Act as stated in colonial newspaper articles of the 1760's. They compare colonial newspapers to those of today. They take a side regarding the Tax Act and write a note to a friend explaining their...
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The American Revolution, Guided Reading

For Students 10th - 12th
This McDougal Littell worksheet provides a graphic organizer for US History class members to record information on the causes and effects of events like France entering the war, the British closing Boston harbor, passing the Stamp Act,...
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The Stamp Act of 1765

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the origins of colonial objections to "taxation without representation".  In this American History lesson, 11th graders create a presentation on specific topics in relation to the Stamp Act.
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Why were the colonists upset about the Stamp Act?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read documents to address why colonists were upset about the Stamp Act. In this sourcing and contextualization instructional activity, 5th graders read a variety of documents from the American Revolution and predict the...
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The Stamp Act

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this teaching American history worksheet, learners examine a primary source document regarding the Stamp Act. Students discuss their impressions of the document.  
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Stamp Act

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders write about the Stamp Act and pretend they are being taxed by the British and write how they feel. In this Stamp Act lesson plan, 5th graders view a taxation simulation. 
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Oath of Support for the Stamp Act of 1765

For Teachers 5th - 8th
For this Stamp Act worksheet, students fill in the blanks of the oath of support for the Stamp Act. Student also sign the fictitious document to show their support of the act.
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The Stamp Act Effect

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the Stamp Act. In this Stamp Act instructional activity, 6th graders analyze documents surrounding the Stamp Act. Students determine the reasons, oppositions and impacts of the Stamp Act and organize this...
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The Stamp Act/Taxation Without Representation

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss the Stamp Act and the preamble. In this social science lesson, 4th graders examine protests and show that the colonists reacted to the Stamp Act by protesting.  Students study various cartoons and state what the...
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Stamp Act: Support of Oppose

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this American Revolution worksheet, young scholars complete a graphic organizer with information regarding the support and opposition of the Stamp Act.
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Design a Stamp/Plan a Protest

For Teachers 8th - 12th
In this Stamp Act worksheet, students consider the justice of the Stamp Act as they respond to 1 short answer question. Students also consider both sides of the legislation as they design their own stamps and design their own protest of...
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Stamp Act of 1765

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders watch videos, read poems, debate, and more about the Stamp Act of 1765. In this Stamp Act lesson plan, 5th graders relate to the colonists in the time of taxation.
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"No Stamped Paper to Be Had"

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine primary documents pertaining to the Stamp Act to explain colonial objections to the expansion of taxes.
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Political Cartoons: Finding Point of View

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars examine political cartoons. In this colonial America lesson, students analyze political cartoons pertaining to the Stamp Act.
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Hollywood Squares: Revolutionary War

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Play a game of Hollywood Squares as a way to review facts about the Revolutionary War. Each of the nine questions cover major events such as the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and the Stamp Act.
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Bossy Britain Upsets Colonists

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the causes of dissatisfaction that led to the American Revolution. Then they make a Flap Vocabulary Book and glue on a map of the thirteen colonies and make a title page called "Road to War in it." Students also...
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Causes of the American Revolution

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
Beginning with the experience of hearing that lockers in school will be taxed, through analysis of political cartoons and informational text, and culminating in a debate between loyalists and patriots, your class members will engage in a...
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Colonial Broadsides and the American Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students access the Library of Congress's collection of Broadsides (printed material with news, entertainment, advertisements, etc.) and explore their impact on events leading up to the Revolutionary War. They create a timeline with...

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