Taxation Without Representation
King George III, after taking the throne of Britian in 1760, began
placing many new laws against the colonies that were not beneficial to
the Americans. It included acts on imported non-British goods called
the Stamp Act and also a Stamp Act that allowed the British to tax
newspapers, almanacs, legal documents, dice, and even playing cards!
This money earned from the taxes would not go to the colonies, but back
to their mother land. It was because of these laws and acts passed by
the King on the colonies that was one of the main reasons for Americans
to begin their revolution.
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