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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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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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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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The Stamp Act

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

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this American Revolution worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer with information regarding the support and opposition of the Stamp Act.
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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 instructional activity 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...
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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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"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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Colonial Reaction To The Stamp Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze several eighteenth-century documents to determine the colonial opinion of Great Britain's attempts to tax the colonists in the 1760s. They read and discuss a variety of primary source material from the era.
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The Stamp Act and the Revolutionary War

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students identify the importance of the Stamp Act and how it affected the Revolutionary War. As a class, they discuss what a stamp is, how it is made and why they are used. Using a rubric, they write a letter to develop their writing...
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History is a Series of Decisions

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine cause and effect. In this American Revolution lesson, students analyze primary source documents regarding the Stamp Act, the Boston Massacre, and George Washington. Students imagine if the events had unfolded differently...
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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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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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Oath of Support for the Stamp Act of 1765

For Teachers 5th - 8th
In 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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Political Cartoons: Finding Point of View

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students examine political cartoons. In this colonial America instructional activity, students analyze political cartoons pertaining to the Stamp Act.
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A Furious Mob

For Teachers 8th - 12th
In this Stamp Act worksheet, students read and discuss an excerpt titled "A Furious Mob," which was written by Governor Thomas Hutchinson regarding the events of August 26, 1765.
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Analyzing "A Furious Mob"

For Teachers 8th - 12th
In this Stamp Act research worksheet, young scholars examine a copy of "A Furious Mob," (not included) and respond to 6 short answer questions regarding its content.
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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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US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War

For Students 8th - 11th
Complete with territory maps, photos, and interesting anecdotes, this video covers the major events of American History, roughly from 1754 to 1865. Plymouth and Jamestown are mentioned in the beginning of the video, but the speaker...
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The Stamp Act Effect

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the Stamp Act. For this Stamp Act lesson, 6th graders analyze documents surrounding the Stamp Act. Students determine the reasons, oppositions and impacts of the Stamp Act and organize this information on a chart....
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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 lesson, 5th graders read a variety of documents from the American Revolution and predict the author's...

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