What was the Stamp Act of 1765? - Definition, Summary & Significance


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The Stamp Act Congress held in New York in 1765

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1. The Stamp Act crisis was important in the coming of the American Revolution for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:

2. The Declaratory Act of 1766 asserted that:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Stamp Act of 1765 had a ripple effect and was one of the elements leading to the American Revolution. The combination lesson quiz and worksheet will assist you as you learn the material and help you to recall details on the specifics of the Stamp Act itself and the response to it from the colonists.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • The Declaratory Act of 1766
  • The Stamp Act Congress
  • War prior to the Stamp Act
  • Parliament's influence on the colonists

Skills Practiced

These resources will assess your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Stamp Act of 1765
  • Making connections - use understanding of the Stamp Act to connect it directly to the American Revolution
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Declaratory Act of 1766

Additional Learning

To make sure you have obtained all of the necessary information, review the lesson on the Stamp Act of 1765. This lesson will address the following objectives:

  • Discover the French and Indian War's impact on the colonies
  • Recognize the roles of Patrick Henry and Ebenezer MacIntosh
  • Identify the purpose of the Sons of Liberty
  • Know about the relationship between Parliament and the colonists